Haus

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See also: haus and häus

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hūs, from Proto-Germanic *hūsą. Cognate with Gothic -𐌷𐌿𐍃 (-hus), Old Frisian hūs, Low German Huus, Dutch huis, Icelandic hús, Faroese hús, Danish hus, Norwegian hus, Swedish hus, English house.

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Noun[edit]

Haus n (genitive Hauses, plural Häuser, diminutive Häuschen n or Häuslein n or Häusle n)

  1. house
    In dem Haus haben wir mal gewohnt.We used to live in that house.
    Mein Großvater starb in dem Haus, wo ich geboren wurde.My grandfather died in the house where I was born.
  2. theatre

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Further reading[edit]

  • Haus in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hūs, from Proto-Germanic *hūsą.

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Haus n (plural Haiser)

  1. house

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to German Haus.

Noun[edit]

Haus n

  1. house
    • 1907, Das Schulhaus an der Krick, in The Pennsylvania-German: A Popular Magazine, page 335:
      Die Bump is juscht drei Schritt vum Haus;
      Dart krigt mer's Wasser frisch heraus.
    • 2011, Peter Fritsch, Pennsylvania Dutch Halloween Scherenschnitte, page 40:
      Des Haus gans voll mit Gschpuckerei
      The house [is] full of spookiness (i.e. it is haunted)

Sathmar Swabian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to German Haus.

Noun[edit]

Haus n

  1. house

References[edit]

  • Claus Stephani, Volksgut der Sathmarschwaben (1985)