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Meaning of "Hogmanay" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HOGMANAY

Scottish and Northern English, perhaps from Norman French hoguinane, from Old French aguillanneuf the last day of the year; also, a New Year's eve gift.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HOGMANAY

Hogmanay  [ˌhɒɡməˈneɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOGMANAY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hogmanay is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOGMANAY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Hogmanay

Hogmanay

Hogmanay is the Scots word for the last day of the year and is synonymous with the celebration of the New Year in the Scottish manner. However, it is normally only the start of a celebration that lasts through the night until the morning of New Year's Day or, in some cases, 2 January—a Scottish Bank Holiday.

Definition of Hogmanay in the English dictionary

The definition of Hogmanay in the dictionary is New Year's Eve in Scotland.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOGMANAY


azione
ˌætsɪˈəʊneɪ
boutonne
ˌbuːtɒˈneɪ
cabernet
ˈkæbəneɪ
carnet
ˈkɑːneɪ
chaine
ˈʃeneɪ
Chardonnay
ˈʃɑːdəˌneɪ
denay
dɪˈneɪ
gratinee
ˌɡratiːˈneɪ
kane
ˈkɑːneɪ
moutonnee
ˌmuːtɒˈneɪ
nae
neɪ
nay
neɪ
nee
neɪ
nene
ˈneɪˌneɪ
Ney
neɪ
pensione
pɛnsˈjəʊneɪ
raisonne
ˌreɪzɒˈneɪ
renay
rɪˈneɪ
Saguenay
ˌsæɡəˈneɪ
sene
ˈsɛneɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOGMANAY

Hogtown
hogtying
Hogue
hogwash
hogweed
Hogwood

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOGMANAY

anyway
away
ay
bay
be that as it may
birthday
Blu-ray
Conway
day
Delaunay
display
Duplessis-Mornay
everyday
Friday
guanay
in a way
Kootenay
mornay
Panay
Quesnay

Synonyms and antonyms of Hogmanay in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Hogmanay» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOGMANAY

Find out the translation of Hogmanay to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Hogmanay from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Hogmanay» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

除夕夜
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Hogmanay
570 millions of speakers

English

Hogmanay
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Hogmanay
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هوغمني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Сочельник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Hogmanay
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Hogmanay
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Hogmanay
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hogmanay
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hogmanay
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

大みそか
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

섣달 그믐 밤
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hogmanay
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Hogmanay
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹோக்மனாய்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

होगमने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yılbaşı pastası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ultimo giorno dell´anno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Hogmanay
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

святвечір
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Hogmanay
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ρεβεγιόν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vigilie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Hogmanay
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Hogmanay
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Hogmanay

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOGMANAY»

The term «Hogmanay» is regularly used and occupies the 70.980 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of Hogmanay
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOGMANAY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Hogmanay» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Hogmanay» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Hogmanay

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOGMANAY»

Discover the use of Hogmanay in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Hogmanay and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Hogmanay Companion
This book reveals all as Hugh Douglas takes the reader from the remotest beginnings of this festival through the more recent developments in the 18th and 19th centuries right up to the millennium.
Hugh Douglas, 2013
2
The Celebration of Hogmanay
Constance Weston. looks and was hired right out of college by Oligvy & Mather, but Clarinda had the brains and had spent the summer before her senior year as an intern, and this got her a job with McKnowlton by the time she graduated.
Constance Weston, 2006
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A Scottish Christmas for Fiddle: Music for Christmas, ...
"This fiddle edition contains arrangements of all of the pieces featured on the companion CD, along with additional Christmas melodies, lesser known seasonal Scottish tunes, and a few fiddle classics not associated with Christmas whatsoever ...
Bonnie Rideout, 2002
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ...
NEW-YEAR'S EVE, OB HOGMANAY. HFJT-YEAR's EVE, OS HOGMASAT. the ordinary routine of daily life have again been resumed ; or, to apply to English habits the words of an old Scottish rhyme still current, but evidently belonging to the ...
Robert Chambers, 1864
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Popular rhymes of Scotland
this is called their hogmanay. In expectation of the large demands thus made upon them, the housewives busy themselves for several days beforehand in preparing a suitable quantity of cakes. A particular individual, in my own knowledge, ...
Robert Chambers, 1870
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The popular rhymes of Scotland, with illustr., collected by ...
this is called their hogmanay. In expectation of the large demands thus made upon them, the housewives busy themselves for several days beforehand in preparing a suitable quantity of cakes. A particular individual, in my own knowledge, ...
Robert Chambers, 1870
7
Popular Rhymes of Scotland. 3. Ed. Original Poems. - ...
But we hasten from Christmas to Hogmanay—from the shadow to the substance. Hogmanay is the universal popular name in Scotland for the last day of the year. It is a day of high festival among young and old—but particularly the young, who  ...
Robert Chambers, 1847
8
Langenscheidt Kinderkalender 2011 Englisch
Scottish people call the last day of the year Hogmanay. Sie feiern den Jahreswechsel mit vielen verschiedenen Bräuchen. Einer davon ist das first- footing. Die Schotten glauben, dass der erste Besucher nach Mitternacht den Bewohnern eines ...
Hans-Jürgen Feldhaus, Karen Richardson, 2010
9
Winter Holidays: Yule, Hogmanay, Solstice, Kwanzaa, ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Source: Wikipedia, Books, LLC, 2010
10
Scotland
EDINBURGH'S HOGMANAY Traditionally, the New Year has always been a more important celebration for Scots than Christmas. In towns, cities and villages all over the country, people fill the streets at midnight on 31 December to wish each ...
Neil Wilson, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOGMANAY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Hogmanay is used in the context of the following news items.
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Your Voice Wednesday July 15 - Evening Telegraph
I think there should be a vote on whether Dundee should have a Hogmanay party in the City Square. I personally don't agree with it as I think ... «Evening Telegraph, Jul 15»
2
Top 10: cities and places to visit in Scotland - Telegraph
If you can, visit during Hogmanay (New Year), or the annual summer arts festival. For more on what to see and do, see her complete guide. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Fife Flyers' opening night brings Blaze to town (again) - Fife Today
There's the traditional Boxing Day/Hogmanay double header with neighbours Edinburgh and an apparent away double header in Belfast in ... «Fife Today, Jul 15»
4
Award for Kincardine life-saving RAF winchman David
The former Dunfermline High pupil was included in the New Year's honours list after receiving a letter on Hogmanay saying he had been ... «Dunfermline Press, Jul 15»
5
Veteran radio producer dies
... show and was responsible for bringing the Radio One roadshow to Scotland before working on the Radio Two shows at Hogmanay. «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
6
Stirling Hogmanay celebrations face the axe and could be replaced …
Hogmanay celebrations featuring concerts on Stirling Castle ... of last year's Stirling Castle Hogmanay concert due to adverse weather. «Scottish Daily Record, Jun 15»
7
Thousands put aside for Dundee Hogmanay party
Dundee could soon boast a Hogmanay celebration to match any in the country after thousands of pounds were pledged to a New Year party. «The Courier, Jun 15»
8
GLOBETROTTING GRADUATE: Tips for a smooth Hogmanay
It seems odd to be writing about New Year's Eve in the beginning of June. However, the Edinburgh Hogmanay Festival is something that needs ... «The Reporter, Jun 15»
9
Edinburgh Christmas and Hogmanay festivals contract renewed
ORGANISERS of Edinburgh's Christmas and Hogmanay celebrations have had their contract renewed for another year after council chiefs said ... «Edinburgh Evening News, May 15»
10
City Square Hogmanay party could return to Dundee
Thousands of people could party in Dundee's City Square after city bosses said “the door is still open” for a massive Hogmanay celebration. «The Courier, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hogmanay [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hogmanay>. Aug 2021 ».
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