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Palafito (Rural coastal house construction)

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by rocako, Jan 21, 2007.

  1. rocako Senior Member

    Bogotá
    English Colombia
    These are woden houses build on stalks on the water.
    I cant find the word for "palafito" in English. I'd appreciate your help.
     
  2. fsabroso

    fsabroso Moderadiólogo

    South Texas
    Perú / Castellano
    Hi,

    Pile / Lake dwelling, Dwelling built on piles in or near a lake; specifically in prehistoric villages.
    Source: Webster's Dictionary.

    Regards!
     
  3. rocako Senior Member

    Bogotá
    English Colombia
    Thank you, fsabroso, you have been of great help. I was hoping for a single word, but this will do fine.
     
  4. txana New Member

    Chilean Spanish and Australian English
    stilt houses or pile dwellings
     

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