gazebo vs summerhouse what difference

what is difference between gazebo and summerhouse

English

Etymology

Possibly from gaze + Latin conjugation ending -ebo (as in videbo); or possibly from Arabic قَصَبَة(qaṣaba) (whence also casbah), refashioned after gaze.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɡəˈziːbəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɡəˈziːboʊ/
    Rhymes: -iːbəʊ

Noun

gazebo (plural gazebos or gazeboes)

  1. A belvedere, either a type of summer-house or a roofed, detached porch-like structure, usually in a yard, park or lawn.

Translations


Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from English gazebo.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡadˈd͡zɛ.bo/
  • Hyphenation: ga‧zè‧bo
  • Rhymes: -ɛbo

Noun

gazebo m (invariable)

  1. gazebo

References

  • gazebo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana

Spanish

Noun

gazebo m (plural gazebos)

  1. gazebo


English

Alternative forms

  • summer house, summer-house

Etymology

From Middle English somer-hous, from Old English sumerhūs, sumorhūs, possibly ultimately from Proto-Germanic *sumarahūsą; equivalent to summer +‎ house. Compare Dutch zomerhuis, German Sommerhaus, Danish sommerhus, Swedish sommarhus.

Noun

summerhouse (plural summerhouses)

  1. A house owned not as a primary residence and used as vacation home during warm weather months of the year.
  2. An outbuilding in a garden where the owners can relax in warm weather.

Translations

See also

  • country house
  • dacha
  • holiday home
  • villa
  • winterhouse

References

  • “summerhouse”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.

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