honnir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French honnir, from Old French hunir ‎(to publicly shame, dishonour), from Frankish *haunijan ‎(to humble, humiliate) (whence also honte), from Proto-Germanic *haunijaną ‎(to make low, humble), from Proto-Indo-European *kaw- ‎(to be evil, make evil). Cognate with Old High German hōnen ‎(to humble), Middle Dutch honen ‎(to dishonour, debauch, corrupt), Old English hīenan ‎(to humble, abase), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌿𐌽𐌾𐌰𐌽 ‎(haunjan, to humiliate, abase).

Verb[edit]

honnir

  1. (transitive) to shame; to disgrace; to dishonor

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