See also: Róland

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 Chanson de Roland on Wikipedia

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From Old French, from German Rhum and German Land. Name of a paladin of Charlemagne in medieval French romance. Doublet of Orlando.

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Roland

  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages.
  2. A surname.
  3. A number of places in the United States:
    1. A census-designated place in Pulaski County, Arkansas.
    2. An unincorporated community in French Lick Township, Orange County, Indiana.
    3. A city in Story County, Iowa.
    4. A town in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.
    5. An unincorporated community in Collin County, Texas.
  4. A rural municipality and village therein, in southern Manitoba, Canada.
  5. A rural community in Kentish council area, Tasmania, Australia, named for a Captain Rolland.

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Roland m

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Roland

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From English Roland, from Old French, from Proto-West Germanic *Hrōþiland (literally fame-land). Also as an anglicisation of Rolando.

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Roland

  1. a male given name from English [in turn from the Germanic languages]
  2. the titular character of The Song of Roland

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:Roland.

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Roland m anim

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Roland

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Roland

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Roland

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Roland m

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Roland

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From Middle High German Ruolant, Ruoland, from Old High German Hruotland, *Hrōdlant, from Proto-West Germanic *Hrōþiland, from *hrōþi (praise, fame) +‎ *land (land).

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Roland

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Roland

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  • Used as a given name in German-speaking regions since the Middle Ages.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈrolɒnd]
  • Hyphenation: Ro‧land
  • Rhymes: -ɒnd

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Roland

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Roland

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Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Roland Rolandok
accusative Rolandot Rolandokat
dative Rolandnak Rolandoknak
instrumental Rolanddal Rolandokkal
causal-final Rolandért Rolandokért
translative Rolanddá Rolandokká
terminative Rolandig Rolandokig
essive-formal Rolandként Rolandokként
essive-modal
inessive Rolandban Rolandokban
superessive Rolandon Rolandokon
adessive Rolandnál Rolandoknál
illative Rolandba Rolandokba
sublative Rolandra Rolandokra
allative Rolandhoz Rolandokhoz
elative Rolandból Rolandokból
delative Rolandról Rolandokról
ablative Rolandtól Rolandoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Rolandé Rolandoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Rolandéi Rolandokéi
Possessive forms of Roland
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Rolandom Rolandjaim
2nd person sing. Rolandod Rolandjaid
3rd person sing. Rolandja Rolandjai
1st person plural Rolandunk Rolandjaink
2nd person plural Rolandotok Rolandjaitok
3rd person plural Rolandjuk Rolandjaik

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Borrowed from French Roland, from Old French Roland, from Proto-West Germanic *Hrōþiland.

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Roland m pers

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Roland

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  • Roland in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Roland m anim (genitive singular Rolanda, nominative plural Rolandovia, declension pattern of chlap)

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Roland
  2. a surname

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  • Roland”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

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Cognate with English and French Roland. First recorded as a Swedish name in 1397, but not in common use before the 20th century.

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Roland c (genitive Rolands)

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Roland

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  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 47 950 males with the given name Roland living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

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