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EnglishEdit

 
A Rom (Romani) musician in the Czech Republic.

EtymologyEdit

From Romani rom (man), probably ultimately from Sanskrit डोम (doma, member of a low caste of travelling musicians and dancers). See some more information at Roma.

The other major categories of words for the Roma are cognates of Gypsy (words related to Egypt) and cognates of tzigane (words derived from Greek); see those entries for more information.

Not related to Romanian.

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Proper nounEdit

Rom

  1. The ethnic designation used by the Romani people from Eastern Europe.
  2. (rare) The Romani language.

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NounEdit

Rom (plural Roms or Roma)

  1. A member of the Romani people.
  2. (in particular) A male member of the Romani people who is married and considered respectable amongst the family.

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AdjectiveEdit

Rom (not comparable)

  1. (rare) Romani: of or pertaining to the Roma people.

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CebuanoEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rom

  1. a surname

CzechEdit

NounEdit

Rom m

  1. a Romani

Usage notesEdit

  • The term Cikán/cikán is often intentionally derogatory and is therefore considered racist by many. Consequently, careful speakers use the term Rom instead. Cikán is still the prevailing term in informal Czech and in historical usage, however.

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DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rom

  1. Rome

GermanEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Rom n (genitive Roms)

  1. Rome

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NounEdit

Rom m (genitive Roms, plural Roma)

  1. Rom (member of the Roma people), Romani

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper nounEdit

Rom

  1. alternative form of Roma, capital city of Italy

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Rōma.

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Rōm f

  1. Rome
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Saterland FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian *rom, *ram, from Proto-Germanic *rammaz. More at ram.

NounEdit

Rom m

  1. A male sheep; ram

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

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Rȏm m (Cyrillic spelling Ро̑м)

  1. Rom (male Romani person)

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SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rom n (genitive Roms)

  1. Rome (city and ancient empire)

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VolapükEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rom

  1. Rome