[Cz-L] Houses

From: Hardy Breier <hardy3_at_bezeqint.net>
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:12:18 +0500
To: "Czernowitz Genealogy and History" <czernowitz-l_at_list.cornell.edu>
Reply-To: "Hardy Breier" <hardy3_at_bezeqint.net>

Roofs: In my time all roofs were made of tin.
  Zinkblech, the tradesmen were Blachiary or Blecher
 In Rumanian tinichigiu.
Next came the attic . Dachboden, in Yiddish the Boidem.
 Here you put old things you don't need but you cannot
consider throwing away. So it goes to the Boidem.
The floor of the boidem was sand , If the roof leaked
 the water penetrated into the flat.
  The Boidem was populated by mice,cats , spiders .
 bats, vampires, birds .Access usually by ladder from
Next came the apartments the Wohnungen.
The floor was the Fussboden in German but in Czernowitz
 it was the Brick from the German Brucke.
So we lived between a Boden (ground) which was upside
and a Brick - a bridge .
There also was a Keller for keeping wood, ice and potatoes.
A very spooky place.


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