prosa

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Catalan[edit]

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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 Latin 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 prorsa (straight forwards) which is 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]

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, 2001–2017.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From phrases such as "prōsa ōrātiō", "prōsa ēloquentia" ("straightforward speech", i.e. without the ornaments of verse). Feminine form of prōsus, prōrsus.

Noun[edit]

prōsa f (genitive prōsae); first declension

  1. prose

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative prōsa prōsae
genitive prōsae prōsārum
dative prōsae prōsīs
accusative prōsam prōsās
ablative prōsā prōsīs
vocative prōsa prōsae

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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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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Latin prosa

Noun[edit]

prosa m (definite singular prosaen)

  1. prose (written or spoken language without metrical structure)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Latin prosa

Noun[edit]

prosa m (definite singular prosaen)

  1. prose (as above)

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

prosa

  1. genitive singular of proso

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]

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Noun[edit]

prosa f (plural prosas)

  1. prose

Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

prosa c

  1. prose

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