gyvenamasis kambarys

English translation: habitable room

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Lithuanian term or phrase:gyvenamasis kambarys
English translation:habitable room
Entered by: Arturas Bakanauskas

08:29 May 2, 2011
Lithuanian to English translations [PRO]
Architecture / residential homes
Lithuanian term or phrase: gyvenamasis kambarys
This is not a 'living room' which has a specific narrow meaning, but the mate for ūkinis (buitinis) kambarys, viz. all the rooms of a home are divided into gyvenamasis (living room, bedroom, parlour, etc.) and ūkinis (buitinis) (kitchen, utility, garage, workshop, study, etc.)
Arturas Bakanauskas
Local time: 19:33
habitable room
Explanation:
Habitable Room - all living rooms and bedrooms, but not kitchens, bathrooms, WCs or circulation space, are normally regarded as habitable for the purposes of density calculations.
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3 +1habitable room
Kristina Radziulyte
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family room
Jurate Kazlauskaite

  

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habitable room


Explanation:
Habitable Room - all living rooms and bedrooms, but not kitchens, bathrooms, WCs or circulation space, are normally regarded as habitable for the purposes of density calculations.

Example sentence(s):
  • A room occupied or designed for occupancy by one or more persons for study, living, sleeping, eating and kitchen if it is used as a living room, but not including bathroom, water closet compartments, laundries, serving and storage pantries, corridors []

    Reference: http://www.lawsonfairbank.co.uk/planning-glossary.asp
    Reference: http://www.dreamghar.com/hdic.html
Kristina Radziulyte
Lithuania
Local time: 19:33
Native speaker of: Lithuanian
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Reference: family room

Reference information:
Or: sitting room, "great" room

Example sentence(s):
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    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Living_room
Jurate Kazlauskaite
Lithuania
Native speaker of: Native in LithuanianLithuanian
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