hon

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortened from honey.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hon

  1. (used only to address someone) Honey, sweetheart, a term of endearment; (Southern US) a friendly term of address.

Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of come on with devoicing of /m/. Compare c'mon.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m̥ɑn], /hmɒn/, /hɒn/

Interjection[edit]

hon

  1. (Ireland, slang); (typically) cheering a sports team, especially a GAA team; exhortation or encouragement come on; congratulations well done, bravo

Anagrams[edit]


Breton[edit]

Determiner[edit]

hon

  1. our

Catalan[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hon

  1. Archaic form of on.

Further reading[edit]

  • “hon” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Czech[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hon m

  1. hunt, chase

Usage notes[edit]

  • While lov may refer to any kind of hunting, hon refers only to those which involve chasing such as of ducks or fox.

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Further reading[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hón, from Proto-Germanic *hēnō. Cognate with Icelandic hún, Danish hun and Norwegian Bokmål hun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hon

  1. she

Declension[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the archaic honn (at home).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hon (plural honok)

  1. (literary) home, homeland, fatherland
    Synonym: haza

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative hon honok
accusative hont honokat
dative honnak honoknak
instrumental honnal honokkal
causal-final honért honokért
translative honná honokká
terminative honig honokig
essive-formal honként honokként
essive-modal
inessive honban honokban
superessive honon honokon
adessive honnál honoknál
illative honba honokba
sublative honra honokra
allative honhoz honokhoz
elative honból honokból
delative honról honokról
ablative hontól honoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
honé honoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
honéi honokéi
Possessive forms of hon
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. honom honaim
2nd person sing. honod honaid
3rd person sing. hona honai
1st person plural honunk honaink
2nd person plural honotok honaitok
3rd person plural honuk honaik

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words

Further reading[edit]

  • (homeland): hon in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • (alternative form of honn (at home, rare, archaic)): hon in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Central Franconian hann, from Old High German havēn, northern variant of habēn, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hon

  1. to have
    Ich hon en groses Haus.
    I have a big house.
    Hod-der Zeid fer mich se hellfe?
    Do you have time to help me?
    Ich had en komischer Draum gester Nacht.
    I had a weird dream last night.
  2. (auxiliary, with a past participle) to have (forms the perfect)
    Er hod es gemacht.
    He has done it.

Inflection[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hon (personal pronoun):

  1. (archaic) she

Declension[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hon

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ほん

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

hon (third-person singular simple present honeth, present participle honynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle honed)

  1. Alternative form of honen (to linger)

Etymology 2[edit]

Preposition[edit]

hon

  1. Alternative form of on

Etymology 3[edit]

Numeral[edit]

hon

  1. Alternative form of oon

Pronoun[edit]

hon

  1. Alternative form of oon

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

hon (plural hones)

  1. Alternative form of hond

Etymology 5[edit]

Verb[edit]

hon (third-person singular simple present hoþ, present participle honde, first-/third-person singular past indicative heng, past participle ihon)

  1. (Early Middle English) Alternative form of hongen

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hanhaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hōn

  1. to hang
  2. to suspend

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: hōn, hangen, hongen (merger with hangian)

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

hon m

  1. Alternative form of hom

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hón, from Proto-Germanic *hēnō.

Pronoun[edit]

hōn

  1. she

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Assamese কোন (kün), Hindi कौन (kaun), Romani kon.

Pronoun[edit]

hon

  1. who

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish hōn, from Old Norse hón, from Proto-Germanic *hēnō. Cognate with Icelandic hún, Danish hun and Norwegian Bokmål hun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hon

  1. she; the third-person, singular, feminine pronoun in the nominative case
    Hon är mycket vacker.
    She is very beautiful.
  2. it (for certain nouns that were feminine in Old Swedish)
    Vad är hon?
    What (time) is it?
    Går hon bra?
    Is it (the car) working all right?
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hon

  1. definite singular of ho

Vilamovian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hon

  1. to have

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hon f (masculine hwn, neuter hyn)

  1. this

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Zuni[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hon

  1. First person dual subject (medial position)
    we two
  2. First person plural subject (medial position)
    we (three or more)

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