hond

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See also: Hond, hönd, hǫnd, and Hond.

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n hond

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch hond.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hond (plural honde, diminutive hondjie)

  1. dog

Dutch[edit]

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Een hond in het water.
A dog in a body of water.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦɔnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hond
  • Rhymes: -ɔnt

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch hont, from Old Dutch hunt, from Proto-West Germanic *hund, from Proto-Germanic *hundaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwn̥tós, from *ḱwṓ. Cognate to German Hund, English hound.

Noun[edit]

hond m (plural honden, diminutive hondje n)

  1. dog, Canis lupus familiaris
  2. (derogatory) A derogatory term for a human; a reprehensible person.
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Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: hond

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch hont, from Old Dutch *hunt, from Proto-Germanic *hundą. Related to honderd.

Noun[edit]

hond n (plural honden, diminutive hondje n)

  1. (obsolete) an old unit of area measuring 100 roeden, approximately 0.14 hectares

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hǫnd, from Proto-Germanic *handuz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hond f (genitive singular handar, plural hendur)

  1. hand
  2. arm
    Synonym: armur
  3. handful
  4. handwriting
    Synonym: handskrift
  5. signature
    Synonym: undirskrift
  6. side (right or left)
    Synonyms: síða, lið
  7. (obsolete) little halibut
    Synonym: lógvi

Declension[edit]

f9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hond hondin hendur hendurnar
Accusative hond hondina hendur hendurnar
Dative hond hondini hondum hondunum
Genitive handar handarinnar handa handanna

The original dative singular, hendi, also occurs, but rarely.


Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English hand, hond (hand).

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hond (plural hondes or honden or hond)

  1. hand
    • a. 1382, John Wycliffe, “Psalm 143:1”, in Wycliffe's Bible:
      Blessid be my Lord God, that techith myn hondis to werre and my fyngris to batel.
      Blessed be my Lord God, who teaches my hands to war and my fingers to battle.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English hund (dog).

Noun[edit]

hond

  1. Alternative form of hound

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hond f

  1. Alternative form of hand

Old Frisian[edit]

Ēne hond.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *handu. Cognates include Old English hand and Old Saxon hand.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hond f

  1. (anatomy) hand

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bremmer, Rolf H., An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2009, →ISBN

Old Saxon[edit]

Noun[edit]

hond f

  1. Alternative form of hand