restaurant

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English[edit]

Restaurant
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French restaurant, present participle of the verb restaurer, corresponding to Latin restaurans, restaurantis, present participle of restauro (I restore), from the name of the 'restorative' soup served in the first establishments.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛs.t(ə).ɹɒ̃/, /ˈɹɛs.t(ə).ɹɒnt/, /ˈɹɛs.t(ə).ɹ(ə)nt/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛs.t(ə)ˌɹɑnt/, /ˈɹɛs.t(ə).ɹənt/
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Noun[edit]

restaurant (plural restaurants)

  1. An eating establishment in which diners are served food, usually by waiters at their tables but sometimes (as in a fast food restaurant) at a counter.
    • 1935, George Goodchild, chapter 5, in Death on the Centre Court:
      By one o'clock the place was choc-a-bloc. [] The restaurant was packed, and the promenade between the two main courts and the subsidiary courts was thronged with healthy-looking youngish people, drawn to the Mecca of tennis from all parts of the country.

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Afrikaans[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch restaurant, from French restaurant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɛstʊə̯ˈrant/, /rɛstuˈrant/

Noun[edit]

restaurant (plural restaurante or restaurants, diminutive restaurantjie)

  1. restaurant

Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From French restaurant.

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restaurant m (plural restaurants)

  1. restaurant

Verb[edit]

restaurant

  1. present participle of restaurar

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French restaurant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɛstoːˈrɑnt/, /rɛstuˈrɑnt/, /rɛstəˈrɑnt/
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  • Hyphenation: res‧tau‧rant
  • Rhymes: -ɑnt

Noun[edit]

restaurant n (plural restaurants or restauranten, diminutive restaurantje n)

  1. restaurant

Usage notes[edit]

In Belgium, the plural form restauranten is common and co-exists with the plural form restaurants. In the Netherlands, the plural form restauranten is rare.

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  • Afrikaans: restaurant
  • Indonesian: restoran

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the present participle of restaurer. Corresponds to Latin restaurans, restaurantem.

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Noun[edit]

restaurant m (plural restaurants)

  1. restaurant

Verb[edit]

restaurant

  1. present participle of restaurer

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

restaurant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of restaurō

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either inherited from Old French or borrowed from French.

Noun[edit]

restaurant m (plural restaurants)

  1. restaurant

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French restaurant.

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restaurant m (definite singular restauranten, indefinite plural restauranter, definite plural restaurantene)

  1. a restaurant

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French restaurant.

Noun[edit]

restaurant m (definite singular restauranten, indefinite plural restaurantar, definite plural restaurantane)

  1. a restaurant

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French restaurant.

Noun[edit]

restaurant n (plural restaurante)

  1. restaurant