Switzerland’s “Good to know”: Accommodation vocabulary

Find here a list of vocabulary in German, French and Italian to help you find an accommodation!

EnglishGermanFrenchItalian
AccommodationUnterkunftHébergementAlloggio
Flat / ApartmentWohnung PlatAppartamento
HouseHausMaisonCasa
RoomZimmerPièceCamera / Stanza
Shared apartmentWG = WohngemeinschaftAppartement partagéAppartamento condiviso
Halls of residenceWohnheimDortoirAlloggio comune
RentMieteLoyerAffitto
KitchenKücheCuisineCucina
Living roomWohnzimmerSalonSalotto / soggiorno
BedroomSchlafzimmerChambreCamera da letto
BathroomBadezimmerSalle de bainsBagno
Guest roomGästezimmerChambre d’amisCamera degli ospiti
DepositKautionDépôtCaparra / cauzione
Additional costsNebenkostenCoûts additionnelsSpese addizionali
HousemateMitbewohnerColocataireConquilino
Old / new buildingAltbau / NeubauBâtiment ancien / nouveauEdificio vecchio / nuovo
furnishedmöbiliertmeubléammobiliato
Temporary contractBefristeter VertragContrat temporaireContratto temporaneo
SubtenancyUntermieteSous-traitantSubaffitto

You can find a list of useful websites and other advises for your accommodation in my previous post.

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