← French Vocab Builder

bâtiment

English translation of bâtiment

building

The French word for building is 'bâtiment'. It is used in the same way as in English to refer to any type of structure that has a roof and walls, such as houses, schools, offices, etc. For example, 'J'habite dans un grand bâtiment' means 'I live in a big building'.


Example sentences using: bâtiment

Le bâtiment est très ancien.

English translation of Le bâtiment est très ancien.

The building is very old.

In this sentence, 'bâtiment' is used to denote an architectural structure that is quite old.

Le bâtiment a été construit l'année dernière.

English translation of Le bâtiment a été construit l'année dernière.

The building was built last year.

The term 'bâtiment' refers to a structure, in this context, a building that was constructed in the previous year.

Le bâtiment est peint en bleu.

English translation of Le bâtiment est peint en bleu.

The building is painted blue.

In this example, 'bâtiment' is used to specify the color of a particular structure, a building.

Il travaille dans un grand bâtiment.

English translation of Il travaille dans un grand bâtiment.

He works in a large building.

Here, 'bâtiment' denotes the place of work for an individual, which is a large building.

Le bâtiment spécifié n'est pas dans cette direction.

English translation of Le bâtiment spécifié n'est pas dans cette direction.

The specified building is not in this direction.

In this statement, 'bâtiment' helps to point out a specified building, which is said to be not in a certain direction.

J'habite dans le bâtiment en face du château.

English translation of J'habite dans le bâtiment en face du château.

I live in the building opposite the castle.

'Bâtiment' is used here to tell us about the speaker's place of residence which is positioned opposite to a castle.

Le bâtiment est maintenant un musée.

English translation of Le bâtiment est maintenant un musée.

The building is now a museum.

The usage of 'bâtiment' in this example indicates that the particular structure has been converted into a museum.

Le bâtiment est actuellement en construction.

English translation of Le bâtiment est actuellement en construction.

The building is currently under construction.

In this sentence, 'bâtiment' specifies that the building in mention is currently being built.

Le bâtiment abrite une école de musique.

English translation of Le bâtiment abrite une école de musique.

The building houses a music school.

In this instance, 'bâtiment' is used to communicate that the building is used as a music school.

Le bâtiment a une belle vue sur la mer.

English translation of Le bâtiment a une belle vue sur la mer.

The building has a beautiful sea view.

In the context of the above sentence, 'bâtiment' is used to describe a building that has an attractive view of the sea.

Made with JoyBird
True