hoef

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Crimean Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *haubudą.

Noun[edit]

hoef

  1. head
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      Hoef. Caput.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch, from Old Dutch *huof, from Proto-Germanic *hōfaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱoph₂ós. Compare West Frisian hoef, German Huf, English hoof, Danish hov.

Noun[edit]

hoef m (plural hoeven, diminutive hoefje n)

  1. hoof, bony foot of various animals

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

hoef

  1. first-person singular present indicative of hoeven
  2. imperative of hoeven