huis

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

huis

  1. plural of hui

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch huis.

Noun[edit]

huis ‎(plural huise)

  1. house

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch hūs, from Proto-Germanic *hūsą. Compare West Frisian hûs, Low German Huus, German Haus, English house, Danish hus.

Noun[edit]

huis n ‎(plural huizen, diminutive huisje n)

  1. house

Usage notes[edit]

Case forms of this noun remain in, albeit very limited, use:

  • The definite genitive des huizes to mean “of the family, household”, e.g. de dame des huizes (“the lady of the house”), een vriend des huizes (“a friend of the family”).
  • The dative huize in prepositional expressions used chiefly referring to large manors or jokingly, e.g. in huize Mulder (“at the Mulders’ house”).

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Verb[edit]

huis

  1. first-person singular present indicative of huizen
  2. imperative of huizen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ostium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

huis m ‎(plural huis)

  1. (obsolete except in the fixed expression below) door

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

huis m

  1. Obsolete spelling of hois

Interjection[edit]

huis!

  1. Obsolete spelling of hois

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

huis m ‎(oblique plural huis, nominative singular huis, nominative plural huis)

  1. external door

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (huis)

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

huis

  1. (Latin America) Informal second-person singular (vos) present indicative form of huir.