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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External links[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)