Complete Definition of "hen"

see|hÄn|hén|hÄn|hèn
English

Etymology
From OE. henn.

Pronunciation
IPA|/hÉn/

Image:Mother hen with chicks02.jpg|thumb|right|A mother hen with [[chicks.]]

Noun
en-noun

  1. A female bird.
  2. (specifically) A female chicken, especially one kept for its eggs.
  3. slang A woman.

Derived terms
henbane
hen party

Translations
trans-top|female bird
Czech: t+|cs|slepice|f
Danish: t-|da|høne|c
Dutch: t|nl|wijfje|n, t+|nl|hen|f
German: t+|de|Weibchen|n
Greek: t+|el|ÏοÏλάδα|f|trpouláda|scGrek
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Spanish: t+|es|ave hembra f
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trans-top|female chicken
Bosnian: t-|bs|kokoška|f, t-|bs|kokoš|f
Bulgarian: t|bg|кокоÑка|f|sc=Cyrl
Chinese: æ¯é¸¡ (mÇ jÄ«)
Croatian: t-|hr|kokoška|f, t-|hr|kokoš|f
Czech: t+|cs|slepice|f
Danish: t-|da|høne|c
Dutch: t+|nl|hen|f, t+|nl|kip|f, t|nl|leghen|f, t|nl|legkip|f
Esperanto: kokino
Estonian t-|et|kana
Ewe: koklonÉ f
Finnish: t+|fi|kana
French: t+|fr|poule|f
German: Henne f, Legehenne f
Greek: κÏÏα (kóta) f, ÏÏνιθα (órnitha) f
Hungarian: t+|hu|tyúk
Italian: t+|it|gallina|f
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Korean: ìí (amtalg)
Low Saxon: Hohn f
Latin: t+|la|gallina|f
Latvian: t-|lv|vista|f|xs=Latvian
Norwegian: t-|no|høne|c
Polish: t+|pl|kura|f
Portuguese: t+|pt|galinha|f
Russian: t+|ru|кÑÑиÑа|f|sc=Cyrl
Scottish Gaelic: cearc f
Serbian:

Slovene: t+|sl|kokoš|f, t+|sl|kura|f, koklja f (broody hen)
Spanish: t+|es|gallina|f
Swedish: t+|sv|höna|c
Tamil: khozhi f
Telugu: t|te|à°à±à°¡à°¿à°ªà±à°à±à°|sc=Telu
Turkish: t+|tr|tavuk
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trans-top|slang: woman
Dutch: t|nl|moederkloek|f
Greek: κÏÏα (kóta) f
Russian: t+|ru|пизда|f|sc=Cyrl
trans-mid
trans-bottom

See also
henâs teeth
broody

Category:Birds
Category:Chickens


Danish

Adverb
infl|da|adverb

  1. here

Dutch

Pronoun
infl|nl|pronoun|personal

  1. them

Noun
nl-noun2|f|nen|netje

  1. #English|Hen, female chicken.
  2. A female of the species of birds brooding on the ground.

Synonyms
kip, kieken, kloek


Japanese

Noun
ja-noun|r|hira=ã¸ã

  1. ç·¨: compilation, knit, plait, braid, twist, editing, completed poem, part of a book
  2. 辺: side, edge
  3. å: a type of Chinese radical, right half; antonym: æ (ã¤ãã)

Quasi-adjective
rfc-header|Quasi-adjective
ja-adj|r|declãª|hiraã¸ã|kanji=å¤

  1. strange
  2. music|lang=ja flat

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable
hen

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, hÄn, hén, hÄn, or hèn.

Usage notes
English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Category:Mandarin pinyin


Scots

Noun
sco-noun|-

  1. Term of address for a woman.

#: Alright Mary hen?

da:hen
el:hen
es:hen
fr:hen
ko:hen
io:hen
id:hen
it:hen
kk:hen
ku:hen
hu:hen
nl:hen
pl:hen
ru:hen
fi:hen
sv:hen
tl:hen
ta:hen
te:hen
vi:hen
tr:hen
zh:hen

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