nach Hause

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nach ‘to’ + Hause, dative of Haushouse

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nach Hause

  1. home, homeward (mobile, goal-oriented)
    • 2012 April 16, Die Welt [1], page 20:
      Seit über 150 Jahren rätseln Ornithologen darüber, wieso Brieftauben immer so zielsicher ihren Weg nach Hause finden.
      For more than 150 years, ornithologists have been puzzling over why carrier pigeons always find their way home so unerringly.

Usage notes[edit]

Used when there is motion in the sentence.