haan

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See also: Haan, hån, and hään

Afar[edit]

Noun[edit]

haan? ?

  1. solitude

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

haan (plural hane, diminutive haantjie)

  1. cock, rooster

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦaːn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: haan
  • Rhymes: -aːn

Noun[edit]

haan m (plural hanen, diminutive haantje n, feminine hen)

  1. A cock, a rooster (male chicken).
  2. The male of various other species of gallinaceous birds.
  3. The lock or hammer of an older type of firearm.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: haan

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

haan

  1. Genitive singular form of haka.

Anagrams[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

haan

  1. Alternative form of haven