The Alternative Icelandic Dictionary: haus

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haus {{wikipedia}} etymology From Old Norse hauss, from Proto-Germanic *hausaz, cognate with Lithuanian kiáušė, Latvian kauss; from the same basic Proto-Indo-European root as hodd, hosa and hús. pronunciation
  • /høyːs/ {{rhymes}}
noun: {{is-noun}}
  1. skull
  2. (anatomy, informal or slightly, derogatory, or of animals) head
  3. (printing) header (text area at the top of a page)
Synonyms: (head) höfuð, kollur

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