Henne

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German henna, from Proto-Germanic *hanjō, from Proto-Indo-European *kan- ‎(to sing), *kana-. Compare Dutch hen, English hen, Danish høne, Icelandic hæna. See also Huhn.

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Henne f ‎(genitive Henne, plural Hennen)

  1. hen (female chicken)

Usage notes[edit]

  • In western and parts of northern Germany, the word Henne is rarely used, except in order to lay special emphasis on the specification of the female. Otherwise, Huhn is the normal choice.

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