hond

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See also: Hond, hönd, hǫnd, and Hond.

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch hond.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hond ‎(plural honde, diminutive hondjie)

  1. dog

Dutch[edit]

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Hond
Dog

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch hont, from Old Dutch hund, from Proto-Germanic *hundaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwn̥tós, from *ḱwṓ.

Cognate with German Hund, West Frisian hûn, English hound, Danish hund.

Noun[edit]

hond m ‎(plural honden, diminutive hondje n)

  1. dog
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch hont, from Old Dutch *hund, 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
  3. handful
  4. handwriting
  5. signature
  6. side (right or left)
  7. (obsolete) little halibut

Synonyms[edit]

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.


Old English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hond f

  1. Alternative form of hand

Old Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *handuz.

Noun[edit]

hond f

  1. hand

Descendants[edit]

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum: hun
    Helgoland: Hun
    Mooring: hönj
  • Saterland Frisian: Hound
  • West Frisian: hân

Old Saxon[edit]

Noun[edit]

hond f

  1. Alternative form of hand