huismus

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

huis (house-, domestic-) +‎ mus (sparrow)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: huis‧mus

Noun[edit]

huismus m (plural huismussen, diminutive huismusje n)

  1. common sparrow
  2. (figuratively) person who prefers to stay at home rather than go out

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