drama

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δρᾶμα (drâma, an act, a theatrical act, a play), from δράω (dráō, to act, to take action, to achieve).

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Noun[edit]

drama (usually uncountable, plural dramas or dramata)

  1. A composition, normally in prose, telling a story and intended to be represented by actors impersonating the characters and speaking the dialogue
  2. Such a work for television, radio or the cinema (usually one that is not a comedy)
  3. Theatrical plays in general
  4. A situation in real life that has the characteristics of such a theatrical play
    • 2018 July 8, Euan McKirdy & Hilary Whiteman, “Thai cave rescue: Divers enter cave to free boys”, in edition.cnn.com[1], CNN, retrieved 2018-07-08:
      Thais have been gripped by the two-week drama unfolding at the Tham Luang cave system, and took to social media Sunday as rescue efforts unfolded.
  5. (slang) Rumor, lying or exaggerated reaction to life events; melodrama; an angry dispute or scene; intrigue or spiteful interpersonal maneuvering.

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek δρᾶμα (drâma, an act, a theatrical act, a play), from δράω (dráō, to act, to take action, to achieve).

Noun[edit]

drama m (plural drames)

  1. drama (theatrical and media genre)
  2. drama (theatrical plays in general)
  3. drama (difficult situation)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek δραχμή (drakhmḗ, a drachma).

Noun[edit]

drama f (plural drames)

  1. Obsolete spelling of dracma

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English drama, from Ancient Greek δρᾶμα (drâma, an act, a theatrical act, a play), from δράω (dráō, to act, to take action, to achieve).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: dra‧ma

Noun[edit]

drama

  1. a theatrical play; a skit
  2. a radio drama
  3. a soap opera, a TV show that is not a comedy.
  4. an act; a display of behavior meant to deceive
  5. (derogatory) a show; mere display or pomp with no substance

Verb[edit]

drama

  1. to be emotional or sentimental
  2. to put on an act

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:drama.


Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

drama n

  1. drama (composition intended for actors)

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Further reading[edit]

  • drama in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • drama in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Icelandic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

drama n (genitive singular drama, no plural)

  1. drama

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

drama m (genitive singular drama, nominative plural dramaí)

  1. Cois Fharraige form of dráma

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
drama dhrama ndrama
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

drāma n (genitive drāmatis); third declension

  1. drama, play

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative drāma drāmata
genitive drāmatis drāmatum
dative drāmatī drāmatibus
accusative drāma drāmata
ablative drāmate drāmatibus
vocative drāma drāmata

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δρᾶμα (drâma, an act, a theatrical act, a play).

Noun[edit]

drama n (definite singular dramaet, indefinite plural drama or dramaer, definite plural dramaene)

  1. a drama

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δρᾶμα (drâma).

Noun[edit]

drama n (definite singular dramaet, indefinite plural drama, definite plural dramaa)

  1. a drama

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

drama m (plural dramas)

  1. drama (composition)
  2. drama (theatrical play)
  3. drama (dramatic situation)

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

drama m (genitive singular drama, plural dramaichean)

  1. Alternative form of dràm

Noun[edit]

drama

  1. genitive singular of dràm

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /drâma/
  • Hyphenation: dra‧ma

Noun[edit]

drȁma f (Cyrillic spelling дра̏ма)

  1. drama

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

drama m (plural dramas)

  1. drama

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

drama n

  1. a drama

Declension[edit]

Declension of drama 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative drama dramat dramer dramerna
Genitive dramas dramats dramers dramernas

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Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian дра́ма (dráma).

Noun[edit]

drama

  1. drama (theatre)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of drama
nominative sing. drama
genitive sing. draman
partitive sing. dramad
partitive plur. dramoid
singular plural
nominative drama dramad
accusative draman dramad
genitive draman dramoiden
partitive dramad dramoid
essive-instructive draman dramoin
translative dramaks dramoikš
inessive dramas dramoiš
elative dramaspäi dramoišpäi
illative ? dramoihe
adessive dramal dramoil
ablative dramalpäi dramoilpäi
allative dramale dramoile
abessive dramata dramoita
comitative dramanke dramoidenke
prolative dramadme dramoidme
approximative I dramanno dramoidenno
approximative II dramannoks dramoidennoks
egressive dramannopäi dramoidennopäi
terminative I ? dramoihesai
terminative II dramalesai dramoilesai
terminative III dramassai
additive I ? dramoihepäi
additive II dramalepäi dramoilepäi

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “драма”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

drama f (plural dramâu)

  1. drama, play

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
drama ddrama nrama unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.