prosa

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

prosa f (uncountable)

  1. prose

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

prosa f (uncountable)

  1. prose

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin word prōsa (straightforward) from the term prōsa ōrātio (a straightforward speech- i.e. without the ornaments of verse). The term prōsa (straightforward) is a colloquial form of straight forwards which is the feminine form of straight forwards, from Old Latin prōvorsus (moving straight ahead), from pro- (forward) + turned, form of vertō (I turn). Compare verse.[1]

Noun[edit]

prosa f (plural prose)

  1. a prose
  2. a drama (theatre)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ prosa” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A colloquial form of prorsa the feminine form of prorsus (straight forwards), from Old Latin prōvorsus (moving straight ahead), from pro- (forward) + turned, form of vertō (I turn). Compare verse.[1]

Noun[edit]

prōsa

  1. (colloquial) feminine form of prōsus (straightforward)

Derived terms[edit]

  • prōsa ōrātio (a straightforward speech- i.e. without the ornaments of verse)

References[edit]

  1. ^ prosa” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In Lojbanized spelling.

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Gismu[edit]

prosa (rafsi ros or ro'a)

  1. prose; x1 is prose (non-poetic written text) about plot/theme/subject x2 by author x3 for intended audience x4.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese prosa, from Latin prōsa (straightforward) in the term prōsa ōrātio (straightforward speech), alteration of prorsa, from feminine form of prorsus (straight forwards), from Old Latin prōvorsus (moving straight ahead), from pro- (forward) + turned.

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Noun[edit]

prosa f (plural prosas)

  1. (literature, uncountable) prose (written language not intended as poetry)
  2. a work in prose
  3. eloquence
  4. chat (informal conversation)

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Antonyms[edit]

  • (written language not intended as poetry): poesia

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

prosa f (plural prosas)

  1. prose

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

prosa c

  1. prose

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