hals

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See also: Hals, háls, häls, håls, and hals'

Cimbrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

hals ?

  1. neck
  2. throat

References[edit]

  • “hals” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Danish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz.

Noun[edit]

hals c (singular definite halsen, plural indefinite halse)

  1. throat
  2. neck
Declension[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

hals c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of hal

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

hals

  1. imperative of halse

Further reading[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch hals, from Old Dutch hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦɑls/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hals
  • Rhymes: -ɑls

Noun[edit]

hals m (plural halzen, diminutive halsje n)

  1. (narrow sense) Front side of the neck; throat.
    Synonym: keel
  2. (broad sense) Neck.
    Synonym: nek

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hals

  1. Romanization of 𐌷𐌰𐌻𐍃

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

hals

  1. indefinite genitive singular of halur

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz.

Noun[edit]

hals m

  1. neck

Inflection[edit]

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Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: hals

Further reading[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English heals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz (neck, throat). The nautical sense is influenced by Old Norse hals (neck).

Noun[edit]

hals

  1. neck, throat
    • 1380s, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Parliament of Fowles:
      I dar eek seye, if she me finde fals, / Unkinde, Iangler, or rebel in any wyse, / Or Ialous, do me hongen by the hals!
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. (nautical) hawse
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

hals

  1. Alternative form of halsen

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz.

Noun[edit]

hals m (definite singular halsen, indefinite plural halser, definite plural halsene)

  1. neck
    en sår halsa sore throat
  2. throat

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hals m (definite singular halsen, indefinite plural halsar, definite plural halsane)

  1. neck, throat

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Old Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

hals m

  1. neck, throat

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Descendants[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz. Cognate with Old English healh, Old Norse hals, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌻𐍃 (hals).

Noun[edit]

hals m

  1. neck

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Descendants[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *halsaz, whence also Old English heals, Dutch hals, Old Saxon hals, Old High German hals, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌻𐍃 (hals).

Noun[edit]

hals m (genitive hals, plural halsar)

  1. neck

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kólsos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hals c

  1. neck
  2. the gullet or windpipe
  3. a narrow opening in a vessel such as a bottle

Declension[edit]

Declension of hals 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hals halsen halsar halsarna
Genitive hals halsens halsars halsarnas

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