honing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

honing

  1. Present participle of hone.

Dutch[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • honig (becoming obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch honich (honey). Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *hunagą. Cognate with English honey and German Honig.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ho‧ning

Noun[edit]

Honing en brood
Honey and bread

honing m (uncountable)

  1. honey

Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

In older publications, the reader can also encounter the word with the neutral gender.