Gasthaus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Gasthaus.

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Gasthaus (plural Gasthauses)

  1. A surname from German.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Gasthaus.

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Proper noun[edit]

Gasthaus m or f

  1. (very rare) a surname from German, equivalent to English Gasthaus

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gasthūs, from Old High German gasthūs, from Proto-West Germanic *gastahūs, from Proto-Germanic *gastahūsą, equivalent to Gast (guest) +‎ Haus (house). Compare Gästehaus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡasthaʊ̯s/
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Noun[edit]

Gasthaus n (strong, genitive Gasthauses, plural Gasthäuser)

  1. restaurant, inn, guesthouse
    Synonyms: Gasthof, Gaststätte, Gaststube, Lokal, Wirtshaus
    • 1895, Theodor Fontane, chapter 24, in Effi Briest[1]:
      Mit Beginn der nächsten Woche brach man denn auch wirklich auf, und am selben Abend noch war man in Saßnitz. Über dem Gasthaus stand »Hotel Fahrenheit«. []
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Further reading[edit]

  • Gasthaus” in Duden online
  • Gasthaus” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache