henne

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See also: Henne and henné

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

henne (plural hennes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of hen

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See hen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhɛnə], [ˈhɛnn̩]

Adverb[edit]

henne

  1. indicates location
    hvorhenne?where?
    derhenneover there
    henne ved bordetover at the table
  2. a point in time
    tre måneder hennethree months gone, three months pregnant

Usage notes[edit]

Contrast with hen; where henne indicates location, hen indicates movement. Thus hvor løber han henne means "in what place is he running", whereas hvor løber han hen means "whereto is he running".

Derived terms[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *henna, from Proto-West Germanic *hannju.

Noun[edit]

henne f

  1. hen, chicken

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: hen
    • Jersey Dutch: hän
  • Limburgish: hèn

Further reading[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

henne

  1. her; object form of hun (=she)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

henne

  1. objective case of ho

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse henni, dative of hón (she).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛnːɛ/
  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

henne

  1. her; object form of hon (=she)
    Jag såg henne igår.
    I saw her yesterday.

Declension[edit]