DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *hēm, *heim, from Frankish *haim, from Proto-Germanic *haimaz. Cognate with Limburgish heim, West Frisian hiem, German Heim, English home, Danish hjem.

NounEdit

heem n (plural hemen, diminutive heimpje n)

  1. house, home
  2. (domestic/ farm-)yard

Related termsEdit

  • heemhond
  • heemkunde
  • heemraad
  • Heemschut
  • de Vier Heemkinderen
  • heemstee, heemstede
  • heimwee n

ReferencesEdit

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German heim, from Proto-Germanic *haimaz. Cognate with German heim, English home, Dutch heem.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

heem

  1. home
    Ech kommen um Dënschdeg de Moien heem.
    I'm coming home on Tuesday morning.

Related termsEdit

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