Huhn

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German huon, from Proto-Germanic *hōną. Compare Dutch hoen. See also Henne.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Huhn n ‎(genitive Huhns or Huhnes, plural Hühner, diminutive Hühnchen n)

  1. hen
  2. (chiefly in the plural) chicken

Usage notes[edit]

  • The singular Huhn is generally taken to mean a female chicken, whereas the plural Hühner may include roosters.

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External links[edit]

  • Huhn in Duden online