bungalow

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi बंगला (baṅglā, Bengali), referring to the Bengali-style house. Compare Gujarati બંગલો (baṅglo) and Bengali বাংলা (bangla). Doublet of bangalo.

Noun[edit]

bungalow (plural bungalows)

  1. A single-storey house, typically with rooms all on one level, or sometimes also with upper rooms set into the roof space.
    My aunt can't manage the stairs any more, so she's moving to a bungalow.
    • 1954, Alexander Alderson, chapter 1, in The Subtle Minotaur[1]:
      Slowly she turned round and faced towards a neat white bungalow, set some way back from the path behind a low hedge of golden privet. No light showed, but someone there was playing the piano. The strange elusiveness of the soft, insistent melody seemed to draw her forward.
  2. A thatched or tiled one-story house in India surrounded by a wide verandah

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English bungalow, from Hindi बंगला (baṅglā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʏŋ.ɡə.loː/, /ˈbʏŋ.ɡaː.loː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bun‧ga‧low

Noun[edit]

bungalow m (plural bungalows, diminutive bungalowtje n)

  1. A bungalow (small holiday home, usually single-storey).

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bungalow

  1. bungalow (one-story house in India surrounded by a verandah)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of bungalow (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative bungalow bungalowit
genitive bungalowin bungalowien
partitive bungalowia bungaloweja
illative bungalowiin bungaloweihin
singular plural
nominative bungalow bungalowit
accusative nom. bungalow bungalowit
gen. bungalowin
genitive bungalowin bungalowien
partitive bungalowia bungaloweja
inessive bungalowissa bungaloweissa
elative bungalowista bungaloweista
illative bungalowiin bungaloweihin
adessive bungalowilla bungaloweilla
ablative bungalowilta bungaloweilta
allative bungalowille bungaloweille
essive bungalowina bungaloweina
translative bungalowiksi bungaloweiksi
instructive bungalowein
abessive bungalowitta bungaloweitta
comitative bungaloweineen
Possessive forms of bungalow (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person bungalowini bungalowimme
2nd person bungalowisi bungalowinne
3rd person bungalowinsa

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bungalow m (plural bungalows)

  1. bungalow

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Spanish[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English bungalow.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bunɡaˈlo/, [bũŋɡaˈlo]

Noun[edit]

bungalow m (plural bungalows)

  1. bungalow