Hohn

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Huhn (southern Moselle Franconian)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German huon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Hohn n ‎(plural Höhner or Hehner or Hohnder, diminutive Höhnche or Hehnche)

  1. (Ripuarian, northern Moselle Franconian) chicken; hen

Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural is Höhner in Ripuarian, Hehner in Moselle Franconian. Hohnder is a dated variant, chiefly in Ripuarian.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German hōn, from Old High German hōna, from Proto-Germanic *haunō, from Proto-Germanic *haunijaną ‎(to shame; embarrass; humiliate). More at hean.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Hohn m ‎(genitive Hohns or Hohnes, no plural)

  1. mockery; scorn; derision

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Hohn in Duden online