What is a boarding house?
In Russian there are many words that have several meanings, so you need to try to learn them all, so that later there is no confusion or misunderstanding.
Below you will find out what a boarding house is.
The meaning of the word "boardinghouse"
This word is of Latin origin and means payment.
A guesthouse in prerevolutionary Russia and someEuropean countries called a closed educational institution with a hostel. Its distinctive feature was that the students were in full content. The boarding school was established at an educational institution or from a private person.
It should be noted that the board was alsoeducational institution, in which girls were given to teach manners and literacy. There was even such an expression as boarding schooling. More information on this topic can be found in our article What are the schools.
Also, a guesthouse is called a small hotel, which provides rooms to the tenant on a full-service basis. As a rule, accommodation is inexpensive, and most often students live there.