See also: huís

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

huis

  1. plural of hui

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • hys (Cape Afrikaans)

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch huis, from Middle Dutch huus, from Old Dutch hūs, from Proto-West Germanic *hūs, from Proto-Germanic *hūsą.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɦœis/, [ɦʊ̟i̯s]

NounEdit

huis (plural huise, diminutive huisie)

  1. A house, residence.

Derived termsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɦœy̯s/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: huis
  • Rhymes: -œy̯s

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch huus, from Old Dutch hūs, from Proto-West Germanic *hūs, from Proto-Germanic *hūsą. Doublet of osso.

NounEdit

huis n (plural huizen, diminutive huisje n)

  1. A house, home; residence.
    Synonym: woning
  2. An adjoining building with a separate function.
  3. A genealogical house, such as a dynasty.
  4. A house or chamber in a lesgislative assembly.
  5. A housing structure, casing.
Usage notesEdit

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”). It is also used in a formal manner in the fixed expression ten huize van (at the house of).
Derived termsEdit

- domestic, habitation

- genealogical & dynastic

- toponyms

- legislative chamber

Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: huis
  • Javindo: guis, huis, geis, heis
  • Jersey Dutch: häus
  • Negerhollands: hoes, hus, huus
    • Virgin Islands Creole: hus (dated)
  • Petjo: heis
  • Skepi Creole Dutch: huis, hoose

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

huis

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

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French huis, uis, from Latin ostium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

huis m (plural huis)

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

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

huis m

  1. Obsolete spelling of hois: h-prothesized form of uis

InterjectionEdit

huis!

  1. Obsolete spelling of hois

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ostium.

NounEdit

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

  1. An external door.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

huis

  1. (Spain) Informal second-person plural (vosotros, vosotras) present indicative form of huir.
  2. (Latin America) Informal second-person singular (vos) present indicative form of huir.