heim

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

heim n (plural heimen, diminutive heimpje n)

  1. Alternative form of heem.

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse heim < heimr, from Proto-Germanic *haimaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

heim n (genitive singular heims, plural heim)

  1. home
  2. hostel
  3. asylum

Declension[edit]

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative heim heimið heim heimini
Accusative heim heimið heim heimini
Dative heimi heiminum heimum heimunum
Genitive heims heimsins heima heimanna

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Adverb[edit]

heim (not comparable)

  1. home, homeward

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Heim (home)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

heim

  1. home, home-, only in (flection of) verbs with the prefix "heim-"

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External links[edit]

  • heim in Duden online

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse heim (home, homewards), the accusative form of heimr (abode, world, land), from Proto-Germanic *haimaz.

Adverb[edit]

heim

  1. home

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Limburgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

heim n

  1. home
  2. house

Inflection[edit]

Inflection
Root singular Root plural Diminutive singular Diminutive plural
Nominative heim heimer heimke heimkes
Genitive heims heimer heimkes heimkes
Locative heives heiveser heiveske heiveskes
Dative¹ heivem heimer heivemske heivemskes
Accusative¹ heim heimern heimke heimkes
  • Dative and accusative are nowadays obsolete, use nominative instead.

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Norwegian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse heim < heimr, from Proto-Germanic *haimaz.

Noun[edit]

heim m

  1. home
  2. nursing home, hostel
  3. world
Inflection[edit]
References[edit]
  • “heim” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse heim.

Adverb[edit]

heim

  1. home
    Nå går vi heim. (Bokmål)
    No går me heim. (Nynorsk)
    We go home now.
References[edit]
  • “heim” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An accusative form of heimr (abode, world, land), from Proto-Germanic *haimaz. Compare Old Saxon hēm, Old English hām, Old High German heim, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐌼𐍃 (haims).

Adverb[edit]

heim

  1. home, homewards
    Flosi var allra manna glaðastr ok beztr heim at sækja.
    Flosi was most cheerful of all men and the best to visit.

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