heem

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *hēm, *heim, from Frankish *haim, from Proto-Germanic *haimaz. Cognate with Limburgish heim, West Frisian hiem, German Heim, English home, Danish hjem.

Noun[edit]

heem n (plural hemen, diminutive heempje n)

  1. house, home
  2. (domestic/ farm-)yard

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References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German heim, from Proto-Germanic *haimaz. Cognate with German heim, English home, Dutch heem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

heem

  1. home
    Ech kommen um Dënschdeg de Moien heem.
    I'm coming home on Tuesday morning.

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