Hanya [hahn-ye] /ˌhɑn yɛ/ (Show IPA), 1895?–1992, U.S. dancer, choreographer, and teacher; born in Germany.
noun (dialect, mainly Northwest English)
an island in a river, lake, or estuary
low flat land near a river
short for holm oak
(mainly Brit) a dialect word for holly
late Old English, from Old Norse holmr “small island, especially in a bay or river,” also “meadow by a shore,” or cognate Old Danish hulm “low lying land,” from Proto-Germanic *hul-maz, from PIE root *kel- “to rise, be elevated, be prominent; hill” (see hill). Obsolete, but preserved in place names. Cognate Old English holm (only attested in poetic language) meant “sea, ocean, wave.”
[hahn-yahng] /ˈhɑnˈyɑŋ/ noun, Pinyin, Wade-Giles. 1. a former city in E Hubei province, in E China: now part of Wuhan. /ˈhænˈjæŋ/ noun 1. a former city in SE China, in SE Hubei at the confluence of the Han and Yangtze Rivers: one of the Han Cities; merged with Hankow and Wuchang in 1950 to form […]
[hahn yy] /ˈhɑn ˈyü/ noun 1. (Han Wen-kung; Han Wengong) a.d. 768–824, Chinese writer, poet, and philosopher.
[hou] /haʊ/ noun 1. an aluminum coin and monetary unit of Vietnam, the tenth part of a dong. /haʊ/ noun 1. a monetary unit of Vietnam, worth one tenth of a dông 1. Health Action Overseas 2. high altitude observatory