hœna

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hōnijǭ, related to *hanjō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kan- (to sing), *kana-. Compare Old English henn, hænn, Old High German henna.

Noun[edit]

hœna f

  1. hen (female of the chicken, Gallus gallus)

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