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Hon

Hon

See also: Appendix:Variations of "hon"

English

Adjective

Hon

  1. (Britain, politics) Honourable (in the titles of Members of Parliament)

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Anagrams

hon

hon

See also: hon hon hon and Appendix:Variations of "hon"

English

Alternative forms

Noun

hon (uncountable)

  1. (used only to address someone) honey, sweetheart (used as a term of endearment)

Anagrams


Breton

Pronoun

hon

  1. our

Czech

Noun

hon m

  1. hunt, chase

Usage notes

  • While lov may refer to any kind of hunting, hon refers only to those which involve chasing such as of ducks or fox.

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Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse hón, from Proto-Germanic *hēnō. Cognate with Icelandic hún, Danish hun and Norwegian Bokmål hun.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [hoːn]

Pronoun

hon

  1. she

Declension


Hungarian

Etymology

From the archaic honn (at home).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈhon]

Noun

hon (plural honok)

  1. home, homeland, fatherland

Declension

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative hon honok
accusative hont honokat
dative honnak honoknak
instrumental honnal honokkal
causal-final honért honokért
translative honná honokká
terminative honig honokig
essive-formal honként honokként
essive-modal
inessive honban honokban
superessive honon honokon
adessive honnál honoknál
illative honba honokba
sublative honra honokra
allative honhoz honokhoz
elative honból honokból
delative honról honokról
ablative hontól honoktól
Possessive forms of hon
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. honom honaim
2nd person sing. honod honaid
3rd person sing. hona honai
1st person plural honunk honaink
2nd person plural honotok honaitok
3rd person plural honuk honaik

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Derived terms

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Icelandic

Alternative forms

Pronoun

hon (personal pronoun):

  1. (archaic) she

Declension



Japanese

Romanization

hon

  1. rōmaji reading of ほん

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *hanhaną.

Verb

hōn (3 singular present hēhþ, 3 singular preterite hēng, preterite plural hēngon, past participle hangen)

  1. to hang
  2. to suspend

Conjugation


Old French

Noun

hon m

  1. Alternative form of hom

Old Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse hón, from Proto-Germanic *hēnō.

Pronoun

hōn

  1. she

Declension

Descendants


Rohingya

Etymology

Compare Romani kon.

Pronoun

hon

  1. who

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish hōn, from Old Norse hón, from Proto-Germanic *hēnō. Cognate with Icelandic hún, Danish hun and Norwegian Bokmål hun.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hʊn/

Pronoun

hon

  1. she
  2. the time, the car, or the boat, human
    Vad är hon?
    What's the time?
    Går hon bra?
    Is the car (she) working properly.

Reason

The reason to why these nouns are reffered to as "she" is because they were of feminine gender in old Swedish noun classification.

Declension

Noun

hon

  1. definite singular of ho

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɔn/

Pronoun

hon f (masculine hwn, neuter hyn)

  1. this

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Zuni

Pronoun

hon

  1. First person dual subject (medial position)
    we two
  2. First person plural subject (medial position)
    we (three or more)

Related terms

  • ho'na'
  • ho'n'aawan

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