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A dog (a Labrador)
See also Hund

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse hundr.

Noun

hund c (singular indefinite en hund, singular definite hunden, plural indefinite hunde, plural definite hundene)

  1. dog

Norwegian

Etymology

From Old Norse hundr.

Noun

hund m. (definite singular hunden; indefinite plural hunder; definite plural hundene)

  1. dog; hound

Old English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *hundaz, from Proto-Indo-European *k̑u̯n̥tós, derived from Proto-Indo-European *k̑u̯ōn (dog).

Germanic cognates: Old Frisian hund, Old Saxon hund (Dutch hond), Old High German hunt (German Hund), Old Norse hundr (Swedish hund), Gothic 𐌷𐌿𐌽𐌳𐍃 (hunds).

Indo-European cognates: Vedic Sanskrit श्वा, Greek κύων, Latvian suns, Old Irish (Welsh ci), Latin canis (Spanish can, Portuguese cão, Spanish & Portuguese: canino, French chien).

Noun

hund m.

  1. dog
Declension
Singular Plural
nominative hund hundas
accusative hund hundas
genitive hundes hunda
dative hunde hundum


Descendants

Etymology 2

From Proto-Germanic *hundam, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱm̥tóm. Near cognates include Old High German hund and Gothic 𐌷𐌿𐌽𐌳.

Noun

hund n.

  1. hundred
Declension
Singular Plural
nominative hund hund
accusative hund hund
genitive hundes hunda
dative hunde hundum

Old Frisian

Noun

hund m.

  1. dog

Swedish

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Old Norse hundr.

Noun

hund c.

Inflection for hund Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hund hunden hundar hundarna
Genitive hunds hundens hundars hundarnas
  1. dog; hound

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