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See also: hund and Hund

Old English[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

Akin to Old Saxon ant- (compare Dutch tachtig (eighty)).


hund- ("ten")

  1. prefix used at the beginning of numerals from 70 to 120
    hundeahtiġ "eighty"
  2. prefix used to indicate decade
    hundseofonta "decade seventh"

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hundą (hundred), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱm̥tóm (hundred). Akin to Old English hund (hundred).


hund- ("hundred")

  1. prefix denoting 100 or a group of 100
    hundwelle "hundred-fold"
    hundfrēa "centurion, leader of 100"
    hundwintre "of a hundred winters, aged 100 years, 100 years old"

Etymology 3[edit]

Old English, from hund "dog, hound"


hund- ("hound, dog, canine")

  1. of or relating to dog or the dog family, canine-, canid-
    hundwealh "a dog attendant, dog-keeper"