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Etymology

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Initialism. When applied to a "rocket-propelled grenade" it derives from Russian РПГ (RPG), initialism of ручной противотанковый гранатомёт (ručnoj protivotankovyj granatomjót, hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher), of which "rocket-propelled grenade" is a backronym (though an accurate description of the weapon system).

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RPG (plural RPGs)

  1. (games) A roleplaying game.
  2. (weaponry) A rocket-propelled grenade.
  3. (basketball) Rebounds per game.
  4. (computing) A Report Program Generator.
  5. research postgraduate

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Italian

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Etymology

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From English.

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RPG m (invariable)

  1. (gaming) RPG; role-playing game

Japanese

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Etymology

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From English RPG.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [a̠ːɾɯ̟ᵝpʲiːʑiː]

Noun

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R(アール)P(ピー)G(ジー) (ārupījī

  1. Abbreviation of ロールプレイングゲーム (rōru-pureingu gēmu, role-playing game).

Polish

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Etymology

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Orthographic borrowing from English RPG.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ɛr.pɛˈɡjɛ/, /ar.piˈd͡ʐi/
  • Rhymes: -ɛɡjɛ
  • Syllabification: R‧P‧G

Noun

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RPG n (indeclinable)

  1. roleplaying game, RPG (type of game where one or more players assume the roles of characters (usually one each) to interact with a fictional world either defined by themselves or through the moderation of a neutral judge (usually referred to as the game master))
    Synonyms: erpeg, gra fabularna
  2. roleplaying game, RPG (type of computer game where the player takes the role of a character or party, normally lacking tests of physical skill and including more story-telling and narrative aspects than traditional action games)
    Synonyms: erpeg, gra fabularna

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Further reading

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  • RPG in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

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Noun

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RPG m (plural RPGs)

  1. (games) roleplaying game (type of game in which the players assume the role of a character)