hoender

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed back from the irregular plural hoenders of Dutch hoen. Cognate to German Huhn, Luxembourgish Hong.

Noun[edit]

hoender ‎(plural hoenders, diminutive hoendertjie)

  1. chicken

Dutch[edit]

Noun[edit]

hoender m ‎(plural hoenders, diminutive hoendertje n)

  1. (regional) a grouse esp. a chicken
  2. a type of deep basket for cherries