prosa

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Catalan[edit]

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Noun[edit]

prosa f (uncountable)

  1. prose

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Czech[edit]

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prosa

  1. inflection of proso:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Galician[edit]

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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) + vorsus (turned), form of vertō (I turn). Compare verse.[1]

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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, 2001–2021.

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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

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative prōsa prōsae
Genitive prōsae prōsārum
Dative prōsae prōsīs
Accusative prōsam prōsās
Ablative prōsā prōsīs
Vocative prōsa prōsae

Descendants[edit]

  • English: prose
  • French: prose
  • Italian: prosa

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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]

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prosa n

  1. inflection of proso:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural

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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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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Further reading[edit]

  • prosa in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɾosa/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧sa

Noun[edit]

prosa f (plural prosas)

  1. prose

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpruːˌsa/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

prosa c

  1. prose

Declension[edit]

Declension of prosa 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative prosa prosan
Genitive prosas prosans

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