bildungsroman

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Bildungsroman, from Bildung (education, formation) + -s- + Roman (novel).

German term coined c. 1820 by Johann Carl Simon Morgenstern; titled an 1820 text Über das Wesen des Bildungsromans (“On the Nature of the Bildungsroman”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɪl.dʊŋz.ɹoʊˌmɑːn/

Noun[edit]

bildungsroman (plural bildungsromans or bildungsromane)

  1. A novel tracing the spiritual, moral, psychological, or social development and growth of the main character, usually from childhood to maturity.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Bildungsroman.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bildungsroman m (plural bildungsromans, diminutive bildungsromannetje n)

  1. bildungsroman

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bildungsroman m (plural ?)

  1. bildungsroman