Biggin

Biggins in Rotterdam

Biggin can be a noun or a verb. Biggin is ane o the maist ancient human skills. It is pairt o the wey we hae survived an it is the maist weel-kent seembol o ilka civilisation. Awtho some ither craiturs big simple structures, e.g. birds, ants an bees, humans hae leart tae big in a great mony weys, for tae fit different needs an local condeetions. We big maistly for beildin. Biggins can beild fowk, or ainimals, or machinery, or onything. The simplest biggin is juist a ruif, for tae keep the space aneath dry, or shady. Eikin waws gies mair beildin frae the wind or rain.

By pittin a windae in a waw, wi or athoot gless, we lat licht inside the biggin. We leave a hole somewhaur big eneuch tae gang in an oot, wi a door that can be appent an closed. Aften the door will hae a lock, sae the biggin can be left siccar.

Gin a biggin is tae last for a lang time, it maun hae foonds. This is like the ruit o a tree, that is sunken in the grund an praps up the waws. Gin the grund is saft, the foonds maun be gey deep an strang.

Gin a biggin is heich eneuch, it can hae mair nor the ae fluir. Fowk can clim frae ae fluir tae the neist by a stair, or aiblins by a lift. This is kent as gaun up the stair, or doun the stair. Biggins can hae a fluir unner the grund an aw. This is for ordinar cried a laich room or dunnie.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Gebou
Alemannisch: Gebäude
aragonés: Edificio
العربية: مبنى
ܐܪܡܝܐ: ܒܢܝܢܐ
asturianu: Edificiu
azərbaycanca: Bina
беларуская: Будынак
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Будынак
български: Сграда
বাংলা: ভবন
bosanski: Zgrada
català: Edifici
čeština: Budova
Cymraeg: Adeilad
dansk: Bygning
Deutsch: Gebäude
Ελληνικά: Κτίριο
English: Building
Esperanto: Konstruaĵo
español: Edificio
eesti: Hoone
euskara: Eraikin
فارسی: ساختمان
suomi: Rakennus
Frysk: Bouwurk
Gaeilge: Foirgneamh
galego: Edificio
Avañe'ẽ: Óga yvate
हिन्दी: भवन
hrvatski: Zgrada
magyar: Épület
interlingua: Edificio
Bahasa Indonesia: Bangunan
Ido: Edifico
íslenska: Bygging
italiano: Edificio
日本語: 建築物
Basa Jawa: Wewangunan
ქართული: შენობა
ಕನ್ನಡ: ಕಟ್ಟಡ
한국어: 건축물
Latina: Aedificium
Lëtzebuergesch: Gebai
ລາວ: ຕຶກ
lietuvių: Statinys
latgaļu: Kuorms
latviešu: Celtne
македонски: Градба
монгол: Байшин
मराठी: इमारत
Bahasa Melayu: Bangunan
Nāhuatl: Calli
Nedersaksies: Bolwark
नेपाल भाषा: भवन
Nederlands: Gebouw
norsk: Bygning
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਇਮਾਰਤ
Norfuk / Pitkern: Bilding
polski: Budynek
پښتو: ودانۍ
português: Edifício
Runa Simi: Wasichay
română: Clădire
armãneashti: Acareti
русский: Здание
русиньскый: Будова
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Građevina
Simple English: Building
slovenčina: Budova
slovenščina: Zgradba
Soomaaliga: Dhisme
српски / srpski: Зграда
svenska: Byggnad
Kiswahili: Jengo
தமிழ்: கட்டிடம்
తెలుగు: భవనము
тоҷикӣ: Бино
ไทย: อาคาร
Tagalog: Gusali
Türkçe: Bina
українська: Будівля
اردو: عمارت
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Bino
Tiếng Việt: Tòa nhà
Volapük: Bumot
Winaray: Edifisyo
吴语: 建築物
中文: 建筑物
Bân-lâm-gú: Kiàn-tio̍k-bu̍t
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