oen

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See also: óen, ōen, and øen

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, probably Germanic, possibly related to loen, okkeloen or oekeloen and/or to the Frisian given name Oene

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oen m, n (plural oenen, diminutive oentje n)

  1. (slang) A nincompoop, moron, dumb person
  2. A castrated donkey


Derived terms[edit]

  • oenetuit (synonymous)
  • oenig (adjective)
  • in Oenes kap hullen
  • met Oenes kolf kronen

Synonyms[edit]


Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

oen

  1. third-person plural present indicative of oír

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ognos (compare Old Irish úan, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷnos (lamb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /oɨ̯n/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /oi̯n/

Noun[edit]

oen m (plural wyn)

  1. lamb

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
oen unchanged unchanged hoen