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Meaning of "hausfrau" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HAUSFRAU

German, from Haushouse + Frau woman, wife.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HAUSFRAU

hausfrau  [ˈhaʊsˌfraʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HAUSFRAU

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hausfrau is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HAUSFRAU MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Housewife

A housewife is a woman whose main occupation is running or managing the family's home—caring for and educating her children, cooking and storing food, buying goods the family needs in day-to-day life, cleaning and maintaining the home, making clothes for the family, etc.—and who is generally not employed outside the home. Merriam Webster describes a housewife as a married woman who is in charge of her household. The term may sometimes be used in contrast to a career woman.

Definition of hausfrau in the English dictionary

The definition of hausfrau in the dictionary is a German housewife.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HAUSFRAU


arow
əˈraʊ
Arrau
əˈraʊ
brow
braʊ
drow
draʊ
eyebrow
ˈaɪˌbraʊ
feldgrau
ˈfeltˌɡraʊ
Frau
fraʊ
gherao
ɡɛˈraʊ
highbrow
ˈhaɪˌbraʊ
lowbrow
ˈləʊˌbraʊ
middlebrow
ˈmɪdəlˌbraʊ
monobrow
ˈmɒnəʊˌbraʊ
overbrow
ˌəʊvəˈbraʊ
prau
praʊ
prow
praʊ
tamarao
ˈtæməˌraʊ
tamarau
ˈtæməˌraʊ
Tarau
ˈtɑːraʊ
unibrow
ˈjuːnɪˌbraʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HAUSFRAU

haunt
haunted
haunter
haunting
hauntingly
Hauptmann
Hauraki Gulf
hauriant
Hausa
hausen
Haussmann
haussmannise
haussmannize
haustella
haustellate
haustellum
haustoria
haustorial
haustorium
haut monde

WORDS THAT END LIKE HAUSFRAU

Aarau
au
beau
Bissau
bureau
cadeau
chateau
Cocteau
Dessau
Drau
Guinea-Bissau
Jungfrau
kanga pirau
nouveau
Palau
Pau
plateau
tau
Tokelau
Zwickau

Synonyms and antonyms of hausfrau in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hausfrau» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HAUSFRAU

Find out the translation of hausfrau to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hausfrau from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hausfrau» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

hausfrau
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hausfrau
570 millions of speakers

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hausfrau
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hausfrau
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

hausfrau
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Hausfrau
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hausfrau
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

hausfrau
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hausfrau
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hausfrau
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hausfrau
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

hausfrau
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

hausfrau
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hausfrau
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

hausfrau
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

hausfrau
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हॉउसफ्राऊ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hausfrau
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

hausfrau
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hausfrau
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Hausfrau
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Hausfrau
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

νοικοκυρά
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

hausfrau
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

hausfrau
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hausfrau
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hausfrau

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HAUSFRAU»

The term «hausfrau» is quite widely used and occupies the 43.364 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HAUSFRAU» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hausfrau

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HAUSFRAU»

Discover the use of hausfrau in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hausfrau and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Passion of the Hausfrau: Motherhood, Illuminated
The author documents her heroic journeys through the mundane world of motherhood in illustrated essays.
Nicole Chaison, 2009
2
The Hausfrau Rampant
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Edward Verrall Lucas, 2008
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Insights in Germanic Linguistics: Classic and contemporary
Semantic Set 4: ... wi Haus die groben Arbeiten verrichtet. cent of the Bay Area informants use a non-PC term such as Putzfrau, Dienstmadchen, Hausfrau, Aschenputtel, Haushalterin, Hausmadchen, Saubermachfrau, while 8 per cent use the ...
Irmengard Rauch, Gerald F. Carr, 1997
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The Consumption Reader
This shift from practical to aesthetic justification also figured in the advertisements . here taken from Die kluge Hausfrau (see belowl. ln 1950 evaporated milk was praised for its various applications: Libby's milk ... the creamy one. makes the ...
David B. Clarke, Marcus A. Doel, Kate M. L. Housiaux, 2003
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Collected Works
9. Spannungen. im. ehelichen. Giiterrecht. Vermogensbeteiligung. der. Hausfrau. und. Gleichberechtigung*. +. Intensive Beschaftigung mit dem fiir den Familienrechtsband der Interna- tionalen Enzyklopadie der Rechtsvergleichung ...
Max Rheinstein, Hans Georg Leser, 1979
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Die Hausfrau: Praktische Anleitung Zur Selbständigen und ...
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.
Henriette Davidis, 2010
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Women in 20th-century Germany: a reader
Jahrhundert kaum mehr sichtbar. Betont wurden vor allem die Pflichten und Tätigkeiten. Die Hausfrau sollte weniger Glück und Geborgenheit schaffen, als das Heim perfekt, sauber und ordentlich halten. Zunehmend wurde gerade ein solches ...
Eva Kolinsky, 1995
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Challenging Separate Spheres: Female Bildung in Eighteenth- ...
The Conduct Books of Henriette Davidis "Zu den riihmlichsten Bezeichnungen einer Frau gehört die, daß der Mann von ihr sagen kann: 'ich habe eine Hausfrau' " (Davidis, Hausfrau ix). With these words, Henriette Davidis begins the foreword  ...
Marjanne E. Goozé, 2007
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What's So Funny?: Sketches from My Life
Sometimes I have been tempted to call myself "the dancing Hausfrau." I love to cook. I love to bake. I love to have my friends share a meal with me. And of course I love to dance. But where is the connection between the two? Is there a similar ...
Lotte Goslar, 1998
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Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and ...
SI: hausfrau (general laughter) T: was sind die Chancen, daft man Hausfrau werden kann? SI: wenn man heiratet. T: wenn man einen reichen Mann heiratet, hat man vielleicht die Wahl. SI: ja. T: da muft man sich aber auf reiche Manner ...
James E. Alatis, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HAUSFRAU»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hausfrau is used in the context of the following news items.
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BWW Reviews: GYPSY Brings Soap-Opera Sheen to Classic …
... reading BroadwayWorld anyway, the show tells the story of Rose Hovick (Kim Zimmer), a thrice-divorced Seattle hausfrau desperate to make ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
2
Here's Your Guide to Masters of Sex's Revolutionary New Season
Libby Masters (Caitlin Fitzgerald) When we last left the poor hausfrau, Libby had finally accepted her husband's infidelity and decided to have ... «TV Guide, Jul 15»
3
'I may look good to you – but I'm held together with spit and glue …
Or as I describe myself on my Twitter page I'm a pensive nymph, hausfrau and martyr. That's who I am.' She also believes in fidelity. 'I read the ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
4
Expressionist Theater and Women's Underwear
... of the suitors makes an untimely pass at her, she shows just the right amount of fleeting distress, followed by a return to her hausfrau reserve. «City Watch, Jul 15»
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The EU: A Wounded Beast Whose Time Has Passed
Merkel, the overrated hausfrau, Hollande, the socialist spendthrift, self-pitying Juncker, loud-mouth Schulz and all the other clowns are the ... «Breitbart News, Jul 15»
6
New expat themed summer reads
If you're looking for something expat-themed, but you've already read the bestseller, The Expats, by Chris Pavone and Hausfrau by Jill ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
7
Suffering expat women in Switzerland
The English language novel Hausfrau is the story of a depressed and ... The New York Times Sunday Book Review describes Hausfrau as “a ... «swissinfo.ch, Jul 15»
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An Open Letter To The Woman I Was On My Wedding Day
Jennifer Ball was 26 when she married. Thirteen years later, she and her husband divorced. Below, Ball, who blogs at Happy Hausfrau, writes ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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Free Music, All Summer Long
Organized and supported by the German Village Garten Club and Hausfrau Haven, the 3rd Sunday Concert Series is a community effort, says Mark Weiss of the ... «Columbus Monthly, Jun 15»
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Harvey Fierstein's Entertaining History With High Heels And 'Kinky …
... (without heels) hausfrau Edna Turnblad, and the play "Casa Valentina," which he wrote, about heterosexual men whose favorite pastime was ... «Hartford Courant, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Hausfrau [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hausfrau>. Jun 2020 ».
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