浪漫

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Chinese[edit]

 
wave; breaker; unrestrained; dissipated
free; unrestrained; inundate
simp. and trad.
(浪漫)
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Etymology[edit]

Originally a native Chinese word meaning “unrestrained, indulgent”. Later used as a phono-semantic matching of English romantic, itself derived from French romantique.

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Adjective[edit]

浪漫

  1. (literary) indulgent; unrestrained; at will; wanton
  2. (often literary) Alternative term for 爛漫烂漫 (lànmàn, “bright-coloured; brilliant”).
  3. (loanword) romantic
    不懂浪漫  ―  bùdǒng làngmàn  ―  to not understand romance; to be unromantic
  4. (by extension) dissolute; debauched; voluptuous; loose

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Noun[edit]

浪漫 (hiragana ろうまん, rōmaji rōman)

  1. romance