AskDefine | Define hus

Dictionary Definition

Hus n : Czechoslovakian religious reformer who anticipated the Reformation; he questioned the infallibility of the Catholic Church was excommunicated (1409) for attacking the corruption of the clergy; he was burned at the stake (1372-1415) [syn: Huss, John Huss, Jan Hus]

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Danish

Noun

  1. house (building where people live or work)

Gothic

Etymology

Akin to English house, German Haus, Dutch huis, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian hus, Icelandic hús.

Noun

  1. home

Middle English

Alternative spellings

Etymology

hus, cognate with Dutch huis, German Haus, Swedish hus.

Noun

  1. house

Derived terms

Descendants

Norwegian

Noun

  1. A house.

Old English

Etymology

Cognate with Old Frisian hus, Old Saxon hus (Dutch huis), Old High German hus (German Haus), Old Norse hús (Swedish hus), Gothic sc=Goth.

Pronunciation

  • /hu:s/

Noun

  1. a house; a household

See also

Slovak

Etymology

Noun

  1. goose

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. house; a building where people live or work.

Upper Sorbian

Etymology

Noun

  1. goose

Extensive Definition

Hus may mean:
hus in German: Hus
hus in Esperanto: HUS
hus in French: Hus
hus in Italian: HUS
hus in Norwegian: Hus (andre betydninger)
hus in Polish: HUS
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