chalet

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See also: châlet

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French chalet, from Franco-Provençal çhalè (herdsman's hut in the mountains).

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  • IPA(key): /ʃæleɪ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪ
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

chalet (plural chalets)

  1. An alpine style of wooden building with a sloping roof and overhanging eaves. [from late 18th c.]
    • 2013 January 1, Brian Hayes, “Father of Fractals”, in American Scientist[1], volume 101, number 1, page 62:
      Toward the end of the war, Benoit was sent off on his own with forged papers; he wound up working as a horse groom at a chalet in the Loire valley. Mandelbrot describes this harrowing youth with great sangfroid.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Swiss French, from Franco-Provençal çhalè (herdsman's hut in the mountains), from Old Franco-Provençal chaslet, diminutive of chasel (farmhouse), from Late Latin casalis (house-like, house-related), from Latin casa (house).

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chalet m (plural chalets)

  1. chalet

Descendants[edit]

  • English: chalet
  • Hijazi Arabic: شاليه(šalē)
  • Portuguese: chalé
  • Spanish: chalé, chalet

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French chalet.

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chalet m (invariable)

  1. chalet

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Latin[edit]

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chalet

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of chalō

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English chalet.

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chalet

  1. chalet (wooden house)

Spanish[edit]

Prospect Cottage, Dungeness.jpg

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French chalet.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃaˈle/, [t͡ʃa.ˈle]

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chalet m (plural chalets)

  1. cottage, chalet
    Synonym: chalé

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