henge

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from Stonehenge, although it is not strictly a henge.

Noun[edit]

henge (plural henges)

  1. A prehistoric enclosure in the form of a circle or circular arc defined by a raised circular bank and a circular ditch usually running inside the bank, with one or more entrances leading into the enclosed open space.

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

henge

  1. Rōmaji transcription of へんげ

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hanga

Verb[edit]

henge (imperative heng, present tense henger, simple past hang, past participle hengt, present participle hengende)

  1. (intransitive) to hang

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hengja

Verb[edit]

henge (imperative heng, present tense henger, simple past hengte, past participle hengt, present participle hengende)

  1. (transitive) to hang

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

henge (present tense heng, past tense hang or hekk, past participle hange, present participle hengande, imperative heng)

  1. Alternative form of henga

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

henge (present tense henger, past tense hengde, past participle hengt, present participle hengande, imperative heng)

  1. Alternative form of hengja