husbonde

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English hūsbonda. Equivalent to hous +‎ bonde.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhuːsbɔ(ː)nd/, /ˈhusband/

Noun[edit]

husbonde (plural husbondes)

  1. married male, husband
  2. head of a household
  3. farmer, villein

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: husband
    • Chinese: 黑漆板凳 (hēiqī bǎndèng) (obsolete)
    • Japanese: ハズバンド (hazubando)
  • Scots: husband

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

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 husbonde on Swedish Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse húsbóndi, equivalent to hus +‎ bonde. Cognate to English husband.

Noun[edit]

husbonde c

  1. master
    Marknadskrafterna är en bra dräng, men de är en dålig husbonde.
    Market forces are a good servant, but a bad master.

Declension[edit]

Declension of husbonde 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative husbonde husbonden husbönder husbönderna
Genitive husbondes husbondens husbönders husböndernas