See also: 罗马

Chinese

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phonetic
trad. (羅馬)
simp. (罗马)

Etymology

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Borrowed from Italian Roma (Rome) or Latin Roma (Rome). Possible doublet of 拂菻 (Fúlǐn) (see page for details).

Attested as 羅瑪罗玛 in 16th and 17th century works, although Kunyu Wanguo Quantu [1602] has 羅馬罗马.

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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羅馬

  1. Rome (a city, the capital of Italy)

Adjective

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羅馬

  1. (attributive) Roman (pertaining to Rome or the Roman empire)

Derived terms

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Japanese

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Kanji in this term
ろお
Grade: S
(ateji)

Grade: 2
(ateji)
irregular

Etymology

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Ateji (当て字), from Chinese 羅馬罗马 (Luómǎ).

For pronunciation and definitions of 羅馬 – see the following entry.
ローマ
[proper noun] Rome
(This term, 羅馬, is an alternative spelling (obsolete) of the above term.)

Korean

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Hanja in this term

Proper noun

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羅馬 (Nama) (hangeul 나마)

  1. Hanja form? of 나마 ((South Korea) Rome).

Proper noun

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羅馬 (Rama) (hangeul 라마)

  1. Hanja form? of 라마 ((North Korea) Rome).

Vietnamese

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chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Proper noun

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羅馬

  1. chữ Hán form of La Mã (Rome, the Roman Empire).