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cha·let

 (shă-lā′, shăl′ā)
n.
1.
a. A wooden dwelling with a low-pitched roof and wide eaves, common in Alpine regions.
b. A cottage or lodge built in this style.
2. The hut of a herder in the Swiss Alps.

[French, from Swiss French, possibly diminutive of *cala, shelter.]

chalet

(ˈʃæleɪ; French ʃalɛ)
n
1. (Architecture) a type of wooden house of Swiss origin, typically low, with wide projecting eaves
2. (Architecture) a similar house used esp as a ski lodge, garden house, etc
[C19: from French (Swiss dialect)]

cha•let

(ʃæˈleɪ, ˈʃæl eɪ)

n.
1. a wooden house common in rural Alpine regions, having very wide eaves, exposed structural members, and often decoratively carved brackets, stair and balcony railings, etc.
2. any cottage, house, ski lodge, etc., built in this style.
3. a herder's hut in the Swiss Alps.
[1810–20; < French < Franco-Provençal, =*chale shelter (c. Old Provençal cala cove1) + -et -et]

chalet

A Swiss mountain hut.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chalet - a Swiss house with a sloping roof and wide eaves or a house built in this stylechalet - a Swiss house with a sloping roof and wide eaves or a house built in this style
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
Translations
بَيْتٌ خَشَبيٌّ للمُتَنَزِّهينبَيْتٌ ريفيٌّ صَغير
chatasalaš
alpehyttehytte
faház
fjallaskáli, smalabyrgisumarhús
namelisvasarnamis
kotedžavasarnīca
salaš
dağ evikulübe

chalet

[ˈʃæleɪ] Nchalet m, chalé m

chalet

[ˈʃæleɪ] nchalet m

chalet

nChalet nt; (in motel etc) → Apartment nt

chalet

[ˈʃæleɪ] n (in mountains) → chalet m inv; (in holiday camp) → bungalow m inv

chalet

(ˈʃӕlei) , ((American) ʃӕˈlei) noun
1. in Switzerland, a summer hut in the mountains for shepherds etc.
2. a small (wooden) house used by holidaymakers etc.