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English term or phrase:bay windows
Italian translation:finestra a loggia sporgente/bovindo
Entered by: Carole Reade-Kentros
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14:35 May 26, 2001
English to Italian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: bay windows
Living room with bay windows.

Ho trovato su qualche sito "finestre di baia",qualcuno ha qualche idea migliore?
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finestra a loggia sporgente/bovindo
Explanation:


Terminology
Office
Terminology Office, European Commission,
Luxembourg

Subject
architecture & building

English
bay window;
oriel window;
compass window;
bow window

Italian
finestra a loggia sporgente;
bovindo

Reference
Cagnacci

Hope it helps !

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Carole Reade-Kentros
Local time: 16:13
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Siete stati tutti di grande aiuto,ho visto anche dalla mia ricerca che bovindo e' usato per i due tipi,in ogni caso la traduzione non e' per un testo d'architettura ma per un agenzia immobiliare che affitta ville vittoriane,forse in questo caso usero'finestre a loggia sporgente che e' piu' comprensibile per chi,come me ,non sa' cos'e'un bovindo.Grazie a tutti Lina
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Summary of answers provided
nabay window-oriel-bow window: balcone chiuso con vetrate
Rosalba Sorrentino
nabovindo
Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL
nafonti
Ilde Grimaldi
nafinestra a loggiagiogi
nabovindo
Ilde Grimaldi
naAttention! Bow Window/Bay windowgcaddy
nafinestra a loggia sporgente/bovindoCarole Reade-Kentros


  

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6 mins
finestra a loggia sporgente/bovindo


Explanation:


Terminology
Office
Terminology Office, European Commission,
Luxembourg

Subject
architecture & building

English
bay window;
oriel window;
compass window;
bow window

Italian
finestra a loggia sporgente;
bovindo

Reference
Cagnacci

Hope it helps !




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Carole Reade-Kentros
Local time: 16:13
PRO pts in pair: 21
Grading comment
Siete stati tutti di grande aiuto,ho visto anche dalla mia ricerca che bovindo e' usato per i due tipi,in ogni caso la traduzione non e' per un testo d'architettura ma per un agenzia immobiliare che affitta ville vittoriane,forse in questo caso usero'finestre a loggia sporgente che e' piu' comprensibile per chi,come me ,non sa' cos'e'un bovindo.Grazie a tutti Lina
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7 mins
bovindo


Explanation:
bay window
[ARCH] bovindo
A window that projects outward from the wall of a building and forms a small indoor alcove.

bow window /bo&windo, ingl. &bm]%wIndm]/
[vc. ingl., propr. ‘finestra (window, dall'ant. nordico vindauga ‘occhio (auga) al vento (vindr)’) ad arco (bow, di orig. germ.)’]
loc. sost. m. inv. (pl. ingl. bow windows)
· In un edificio, parte di un ambiente sporgente verso l'esterno simile a un balcone chiuso da vetrate.



Ilde Grimaldi
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17 mins
Attention! Bow Window/Bay window


Explanation:
- These are not interchangeable! A bay window is part of an angular projecting structure that DOES form an alcove inside.
A bow window is more rounded in shape and it is JUST the window that projects slightly..



gcaddy
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:13

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
samsi

Roberta Anderson: finestra con loggia/finestra con alcova
6 hrs

giogi: la distinzione è "reale", in tutti i testi di architettura.
13 hrs
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9 hrs
finestra a loggia


Explanation:
gcaddy is quite right!
Bow window= bovindo,
but not bay window.


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giogi
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11 hrs
fonti


Explanation:
non mi intendo di architettura, quindi non posso contraddire le segnalazioni distintive sottolineate dai colleghi. Riporto nel dettaglio le fonti che ho sotto mano, che naturalmente possono essere tutte errate, comunque, sono unanimi

Diz. Picchi
bay-window = bovindo, bow-window, bay-window, finestra a sporto, finestra a balcone
Diz. Ragazzini
bay window (archit.) = bovindo

diz. tecnico McGrawHill
bay window
[ARCH] bovindo
A window that projects outward from the wall of a building and forms a small indoor alcove.

diz. tecnico Marolli
bay window (projecting windowed recess) (arch.), "bovindo",
balcone chiuso a vetrata.

ciao!
Ilde



Ilde Grimaldi
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13 hrs
bay window-oriel-bow window: balcone chiuso con vetrate


Explanation:
bay window:

window formed as the exterior expression of a bay within a structure, a bay in this context being an interior recess made by the outward projection of a wall. The purpose of a bay window is to admit more light than would a window flush with the wall line.

A bay window may be rectangular, polygonal, or arc-shaped. If the last, it may be called a bow window. There has been a continuing confusion between bay and bow windows. Bay window is the older term and has become the generic form. A bay window is also called an oriel, or oriel window, when it projects from an upper story and is supported by corbels.

Bay windows are associated historically with mansions of the early English Renaissance. They are characteristically employed at the end of a great hall opposite the entrance and behind the raised dais on which the lord of the manor was served. In modern architecture the bay window emerged as a prominent feature of the Chicago School. The utilitarian program of William Le Baron Jenney, one goal of which was maximum admission of natural light, resulted in the creation of the cellular wall and a new emphasis on bay windows. An interesting example is Jenney's Manhattan Building (Chicago, 1890), which displays both polygonal bay windows and bow windows.





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    ciao da Rosalba
Rosalba Sorrentino
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1 day 12 hrs
bovindo


Explanation:
bay window a bow window in italiano vengono ormai entrambe tradotte con bovindo, anche se, ovviamente si tratta di due tipi di finestre leggermente diverse. Si tratta di un'assimilazione forzata, che avviene tipicamente quando in una cultura non esiste un esempio corrispondente. Ora, una bow window è una finestra rotondeggiante, che sporge all'infuori rispetto alla facciata del palazzo. La bay window, sporge anch'essa all'infuori, ma tende ad avere una struttura più squadrata.

Giovanni


    Ho 4 "bay window" in casa!
Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL
United Kingdom
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