roman

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See also: róman, román, român, Roman, and Rómán

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: rōmən, IPA(key): /ˈɹəʊmən/
  • Hyphenation: ro‧man

Adjective[edit]

roman (not comparable)

  1. (of type, typography) Upright, as opposed to italic.
  2. (of text, computing) Of or related to the Latin alphabet.

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Azeri[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely from Russian рома́н (román), ultimately from French roman.

Noun[edit]

roman

  1. novel

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

roman

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of romandre
  2. second-person singular imperative form of romandre

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

roman

  1. novel, epic
  2. Romanian

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

roman c (singular definite romanen, plural indefinite romaner)

  1. novel (work of fiction)

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /roːˈmɑn/
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  • Hyphenation: ro‧man

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French roman.

Noun[edit]

roman m (plural romans, diminutive romannetje n)

  1. novel (work of fiction)

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

In the 19th century, borrowed from Latin romanus.[1] or from the French noun below [2], originally from Old French romanz (common language).

Adjective[edit]

roman (feminine singular romane, masculine plural romans, feminine plural romanes)

  1. Romance (in linguistics)
  2. romanesque (in history of art)

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French romanz (common language (as opposed to Latin)), from Medieval Latin rōmānicē, Vulgar Latin *romanicē (in the way of the Romans (as opposed to the Franks)), from Latin rōmānicus < rōmānus.[3]. The meaning “common language” changed into “book in common language” and then into “adventure novel”.[1] See also romance, of the same ultimate origin but borrowed through Spanish.

Noun[edit]

roman m (plural romans)

  1. novel (work of fiction)
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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Picoche, Jacqueline; Jean-Claude Rolland (2009), “Annexe IV, roman”, in Dictionnaire étymologique du français (in French), Paris: Dictionnaires Le Robert
  2. ^ http://www.cnrtl.fr/etymologie/roman
  3. ^ Dauzat, Albert; Jean Dubois, Henri Mitterand (1964), “roman”, in Nouveau dictionnaire étymologique (in French), Paris: Librairie Larousse

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Interlingue[edit]

Adjective[edit]

roman

  1. Roman

Noun[edit]

roman (plural romanes)

  1. novel

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From French roman

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

roman m (definite singular romanen, indefinite plural romaner, definite plural romanene)

  1. novel (work of fiction)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From French roman

Noun[edit]

roman m (definite singular romanen, indefinite plural romanar, definite plural romanane)

  1. novel (work of fiction)

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French roman (novel, epic), from Old French romanz.

Noun[edit]

roman n (plural romane)

  1. novel, epic (work of fiction)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French roman (a medieval romance).

Noun[edit]

roman n (plural romane)

  1. Medieval romance
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Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Latin rōmānus. Doublet of român (Romanian) and rumân, which was inherited.

Adjective[edit]

roman m, n (feminine singular romană, masculine plural romani, feminine and neuter plural romane)

  1. Roman
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Noun[edit]

roman m (plural romani, feminine equivalent romană)

  1. Roman
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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French roman.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rǒmaːn/
  • Hyphenation: ro‧man

Noun[edit]

ròmān m (Cyrillic spelling ро̀ма̄н)

  1. novel (work of fiction)

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References[edit]

  • roman” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

román m inan (genitive romána, nominative plural románi)

  1. novel (work of fiction)

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

roman c

  1. novel (work of fiction)

Declension[edit]

Declension of roman 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative roman romanen romaner romanerna
Genitive romans romanens romaners romanernas

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French roman.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

roman (definite accusative romanı, plural romanlar)

  1. novel (work of fiction)

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