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GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German hūs, 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.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

DeclensionEdit

HyponymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Haus n (genitive Haus')

  1. A municipality in Styria, Austria.

Further readingEdit

  • Haus in Duden online

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Haus n (plural Haiser)

  1. house

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to German Haus.

NounEdit

Haus n (plural Heiser)

  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 SwabianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to German Haus.

NounEdit

Haus n

  1. house

ReferencesEdit

  • Claus Stephani, Volksgut der Sathmarschwaben (1985)