hoorn

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *horn, from Proto-Germanic *hurną (compare Low German Hoorn, horn, German Horn, West Frisian hoarn, English horn, Danish and Swedish horn), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱer-. Compare also horen, from the same origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hoorn m (plural hoornen or hoorns, diminutive hoorntje n)

  1. a horn (sound device) or a bugle
  2. a horn (growth projecting from the head of some animals)
  3. a receiver, an earphone