The Alternative Icelandic Dictionary: hæna

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Entry definition

hæna etymology From Old Norse hœna, from Proto-Germanic *hōnijǭ, related to *hanjō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kan-, *kana-. pronunciation
  • /ˈhaiːna/ {{rhymes}}
noun: {{is-noun}}
  1. a hen, a chicken
  2. (slang) a person who gets drunk from small amounts of alcohol
related terms:
  • hani
verb: {{is-verb-weak}}
  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to lure, to attract

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