hoen

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See also: -hön

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch hoen, from Old Dutch *huon, from Proto-West Germanic *hōn, from Proto-Germanic *hōną. Cognate with German Huhn, Low German Hohn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦun/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -un

Noun[edit]

hoen n (plural hoenders or hoenderen or hoenen, diminutive hoentje n)

  1. (zoology) A fowl, a gallinaceous bird
  2. the domestic chicken, genus Gallus
  3. (hunting) the partridge

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: hoender
  • Negerhollands: hoener, hundu, hunder, hun
    • Virgin Islands Creole: hundu (dated)

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhoen/, [ˈho̞e̞n]
  • Rhymes: -oen
  • Syllabification(key): ho‧en

Verb[edit]

hoen

  1. first-person singular present indicative of hokea

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (SV: huyền) "black"”

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hoen (, , 𤸧)

  1. soiled, smeared

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Welsh hoen, from Proto-Celtic *sognos, from Proto-Indo-European *seǵʰ- (to overpower), but Matasovic calls the difference in meaning "conspicuous."[1] See the adjective hy (bold, brave).

Noun[edit]

hoen f (plural hoenau, not mutable)

  1. joy, gaiety, gladness
    Synonyms: llawenydd, llonder
  2. liveliness, vivacity
    Synonyms: bywiogrwydd, hoenusrwydd
Derived terms[edit]
  • di-hoen (joyless, lackluster)
  • hoenus (lively, vivacious, sprightly)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “sego”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 327

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

hoen

  1. h-prothesized form of oen (lamb)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
oen unchanged unchanged hoen
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.