house, home, building, shed, hut (see also rum)
- Em i stap long haus.
He is at home.
- Ol i stap wokim haus.
They are building a house.
(names for certain kinds of buildings)
- haus buk library (also rum buk)
- haus boi (also boihaus) servants’ house, single youths’ dormitory, domestic quarters built in the colonial era, usually in the back yards of high-covenant houses allocated to expatriates at the time
- haus bulmakau, haus hos barn
- haus bung meeting house, assembly hall
- haus drai, haus paiaman copra drier
- haus kar garage
- haus kot court house
- haus kuk kitchen
- haus kalabus prison
- haus kapa permanent building
- haus karim maternity ward or birth hut
- haus katim operating theatre
- haus krai place of mourning
- haus lain clan, family (also bisnis)
- haus lotu church
- haus man men’s house
- haus marit married quarters
- haus meri women’s house
- haus mani bank
- haus pamuk brothel
- haus pekpek toilet
- haus piksa cinema
- haus sik hospital
- haus sel canvas tent
- haus tambaran Sepik spirit house
- haus win/hauswin lit. air house—an open, roofed raised sitting platform in a house yard, used for daytime living
See also: Building Material in Papua New Guinea