Romaan

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin Romanus 'Roman, associated with Rome', cognate with Romaan(s), Romein, Romeo, German Romane, French roman, romain, English Roman, Romance

  • The given can stem from the saint's name Romanus or, still via Latin, from Germanic Rodman.

Proper noun[edit]

Romaan m (plural Romanen, diminutive Romaantje n)

  1. A native speaker of a Romance language
  2. A member or descendant of one of those peoples, or of the Latin sub()race
  3. A male given name, cognate with Manus, Romein, German and Polish Roman, Italian Romano and Romeo, French Romain.
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Etymology 2[edit]

shortening of Rhetoromaan (cognate with etymology 1, French Rhéto-Roman)

Proper noun[edit]

Romaan m (plural Romanen, diminutive Romaantje n)

  1. A Rhetoroman
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