huis etymology

Dutch word huis comes from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kew-, and later Proto-Germanic *hūsą (House.)

Detailed word origin of huis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*(s)kew- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to hide, wrap up, conceal
*(s)kews- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*hūsą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) House.
hūs Old Dutch (odt)
huus Middle Dutch (dum) Castle. Court, place where a formal gathering is held. House.
huis Dutch (nld) House.