Hahn

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hano, from Proto-Germanic *hanô, from Proto-Indo-European *kan- ‎(to sing). Compare Dutch haan, Danish hane.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Hahn m ‎(genitive Hahns or Hahnes, plural Hähne or Hahnen, diminutive Hähnchen n or Hähnlein n)

  1. cock, rooster
  2. stopcock, tap, spigot, faucet

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The normal plural is Hähne.
  • The plural Hahnen is obsolete or dialectal.

Proper noun[edit]

Hahn m, f ‎(genitive Hahns)

  1. A common surname originating as a nickname.

External links[edit]

  • Hahn in Duden online