hän

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *hän, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *se. Cognate to Hungarian ő.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hän

  1. (personal) he or she (only of a human being; the pronoun doesn't determine the sex of the person).

Usage notes[edit]

  • In standard Finnish, hän is practically never omitted, despite the verb showing both the person and the number. (compare the usage of he, "they")

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Kven[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *hän, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *se.

Pronoun[edit]

hän

  1. (personal) he, she

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Swedish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hän

  1. away, hence (from here, towards another place, towards someone else)

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