häus

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See also: haus and Haus

Jersey Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch hūs, from Proto-Germanic *hūsą.

Noun[edit]

häus

  1. house, home
    • 1912, Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsche taal— en letterkunde, volumes 31-32, page 309:
      En kääd'l had twî jongers; de êne blêv täus;
      de andere xong vôrt f'n häus f'r en stat. []
      A man had two sons. The one stayed at home;
      the other went abroad from home to make his fortune. []