tehuis

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Etymology[edit]

From te +‎ huis.

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Noun[edit]

tehuis n (plural tehuizen, diminutive tehuisje n)

  1. home, asylum

Usage notes[edit]

Whereas thuis refers to one's home as a place of residence, tehuis refers to a refuge or asylum where one may feel at home.

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