Hus og hjem Hus and hjem. Which word choose?  Hjem -  is it home where someone waiting for you?  Hus - is it any building?
Nov 15, 2017 6:59 AM
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"Hjem" is equivalent to "home" in english. "Hus" is slightly more complicated. Technically it is any building with walls and a roof, but in general we use it for describing a house someone can live in. But adding to it, we also have "rådshus", "sykehus" etc. I as a native Norwegian would eg never call a shopping mal for a "hus". I would use "bygning" or just say "kjøpesenter" which is the norwegian word for shopping mall.
November 15, 2017
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