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Is hon a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word hon is a Scrabble US word. The word hon is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

H4O1N1

Is hon a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word hon is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

H4O1N1

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3 letters words from 'hon'

HON 6NOH 6

2 letters words from 'hon'

HO 5NO 2
OH 5ON 2

All 3 letters words made out of hon

hon ohn hno nho onh noh

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word hon. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in hon.

Definitions and meaning of hon

hon

Etymology 1

Shortened from honey.

Alternative forms

  • hun

Pronunciation

  • enPR: hŭn, IPA(key): /hʌn/
  • Homophone: Hun

Noun

hon

  1. (used only to address someone) Honey, sweetheart, a term of endearment; (Southern US) a friendly term of address.

Etymology 2

Clipping of come on with devoicing of /m/. Compare c'mon.

Alternative forms

  • 'hon, h'on

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [m̥ɑn], /hmɒn/, /hɒn/

Interjection

hon

  1. (Ireland, slang); (typically) cheering a sports team, especially a GAA team; exhortation or encouragement come on; congratulations well done, bravo
    • 2013 September 9, Rosita Boland "Feelings of relief and anti-climax in Ennis car park" The Irish Times
      Hon the Banner!” is the single-minded mantra being roared everywhere else.
    • 2016 August 17, Jennifer Dollard "Seagulls cover Beastie Boys' 'Sabotage'" Today FM:
      We're not normally impressed by this kind of stuff but h'on the lads! This is pretty good.
    • 2017 March 16, Amy O'Connor "GQ did a swanky photoshoot in loads of Dublin pubs with the star of Beauty and the Beast" Daily Edge:
      To coincide with the film’s release, GQ recently enlisted the actor to take part in a photoshoot in some of Dublin’s most beloved pubs. ... Hon Dublin!
    • 2017 April 7, Johnny Watterson, John O'Sullivan, "Liveblog: US Masters: Day One" The Irish Times:
      22:23 BIRDIE: Lowry (-2) can't find the bottom of the cup with his eagle putt but taps in for birdie. Hon the Offalyman. He's one behind the leaders, McGirt and Hoffman

Anagrams

  • NOH, Noh, noh, ohn

Breton

Determiner

hon

  1. our

Catalan

Adverb

hon

  1. Archaic form of on.

Further reading

  • “hon” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɦon]

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.

Related terms

  • honit

See also

  • lov

Further reading

  • hon in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • hon in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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]
  • Rhymes: -on

Noun

hon (plural honok)

  1. (literary) home, homeland, fatherland
    Synonym: haza

Declension

Derived terms

Further reading

  • (homeland): hon in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • (alternative form of honn (at home, rare, archaic)): hon in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Hunsrik

Etymology

From Central Franconian hann, from Old High German havēn, northern variant of habēn, from Proto-Germanic *habjaną.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɔn/

Verb

hon

  1. to have
  2. (auxiliary, with a past participle) to have (forms the perfect)

Inflection

Further reading

  • Online Hunsrik Dictionary

Icelandic

Alternative forms

  • hún
  • hón (archaic)

Pronoun

hon (personal pronoun):

  1. (archaic) she

Declension


Japanese

Romanization

hon

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ほん

Middle English

Etymology 1

Verb

hon (third-person singular simple present honeth, present participle honynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle honed)

  1. Alternative form of honen (to linger)

Etymology 2

Preposition

hon

  1. Alternative form of on

Etymology 3

Numeral

hon

  1. Alternative form of oon

Pronoun

hon

  1. Alternative form of oon

Etymology 4

Noun

hon (plural hones)

  1. Alternative form of hond

Etymology 5

Verb

hon (third-person singular simple present hoþ, present participle honde, first-/third-person singular past indicative heng, past participle ihon)

  1. (Early Middle English) Alternative form of hongen

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *hanhaną.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /xoːn/, [hoːn]

Verb

hōn

  1. to hang
  2. to suspend

Conjugation

Derived terms

  • āhōn
  • behōn
  • ġehōn
  • ymbhōn

Descendants

  • Middle English: hōn, hangen, hongen (merger with hangian)
    • English: hang

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

  • Swedish: hon

Rohingya

Etymology

Cognate with Assamese কোন (kün), Hindi कौन (kaun), Romani kon.

Pronoun

hon

  1. who

Swedish

Etymology 1

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; the third-person, singular, feminine pronoun in the nominative case
  2. it (for certain nouns that were feminine in Old Swedish)
    Vad är hon?
    What (time) is it?
    Går hon bra?
    Is it (the car) working all right?
Declension

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /huːn/

Noun

hon

  1. definite singular of ho

Vilamovian

Pronunciation

Verb

hon

  1. to have

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɔn/

Pronoun

hon f (masculine hwn, neuter hyn)

  1. this

Related terms

  • honno

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

See also


Source: wiktionary.org
  • (short for) honey, as a term of endearment.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)