novela

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See also: novelá

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

novela (plural novelas)

  1. A Latin American soap opera.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

novela f

  1. novella
  2. (law) amendment

Further reading[edit]

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

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian novella (tale).

Noun[edit]

novela f (plural novelas)

  1. novel

Verb[edit]

novela

  1. Third-person singular (el, ela, vostede?) present indicative of novelar
  2. Second-person singular (ti) affirmative imperative of novelar

Old Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

novela f (oblique plural novelas, nominative singular novela, nominative plural novelas)

  1. item of news

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian novella (tale), from Latin novella, feminine of novellus (new; fresh), from novus (new), Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

novela f (plural novelas)

  1. novella (short novel or long short story)
  2. soap opera (a type of television or radio series)
  3. (figuratively) any overdramatic case or event

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /noˈbela/, [noˈβ̞e.la]
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Italian novella (tale).

Noun[edit]

novela f (plural novelas)

  1. novel
  2. soap opera, telenovela
Hyponyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Bikol Central: nobela
  • Cebuano: nobela
  • Tagalog: nobela

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

novela

  1. inflection of novelar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]