hoen

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Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Germanic, from Middle Dutch, cognate with German Huhn etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hoen n (plural hoenen or hoenders or hoenderen, diminutive hoentje n)

  1. (zoology) A fowl, a gallinaceous bird
  2. Notably the domestic chicken, genus Gallus
  3. In hunting, the partridge

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • haan m (the male bird)
  • hen m (the female bird)

Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

hoen

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of hokea.

Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

hoen

  1. aspirate mutation of oen (lamb)