See also: ROM, Rom., Róm, rom, rom., ròm, róm, røm, rơm, rởm, rớm, and řom

EnglishEdit

 
A Rom (Romani) musician in the Czech Republic.

Etymology 1Edit

From Romani rrom (Romani man), probably ultimately from Sanskrit डोम (ḍoma, 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 or Roman.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rom

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

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.
SynonymsEdit

(member):

HyponymsEdit

(member): Sinto, Romanichal

TranslationsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Rom (not comparable)

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

Etymology 2Edit

 River Rom on Wikipedia

Back-formation from Romford.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rom

  1. A short river in Greater London which flows into the River Thames.

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rom

  1. a surname

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Rom m

  1. a Roma
    Synonym: Cikán

Usage notesEdit

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

Derived termsEdit


DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rom

  1. Rome (the capital city of Italy)

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

Rom m (plural Roms or Roma)

  1. (often in the plural) Rom (member of the Roma people), Romani
    Synonym: (sometimes offensive) zigeuner

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

Rom m (plural Roms)

  1. a Roma

GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Latin Roma

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rom n (genitive Roms, plural Rom)

  1. Rome (the capital city of Italy)
  2. Rome (a former province of Italy)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Rom m (genitive Roms, plural Roma, female Romni)

  1. (often in the plural) Rom (member of the Roma people), Romani
    Synonym: (sometimes offensive) Zigeuner
    Hyponym: Sinto
DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Proper nounEdit

Rom

  1. Alternative form of Roma: Rome (the capital city of Italy)

Derived termsEdit


Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Rōma.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rōm f

  1. Rome

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: Rome
    • English: Rome
    • Scots: Roum, Rome

PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

EtymologyEdit

From Romani rrom, probably ultimately from Sanskrit डोम (ḍoma, member of a low caste of travelling musicians and dancers).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Rom m pers (feminine Romka)

  1. A male Romani.
    Synonym: Cygan

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Rom in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Rom in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Saterland FrisianEdit

 
n Rom.

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian *ram, from Proto-Germanic *rammaz. Cognates include West Frisian raam and German Ramme.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɔm/
  • Hyphenation: Rom

NounEdit

Rom m

  1. ram (male sheep)

HypernymsEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “Rom”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rȏm m (Cyrillic spelling Ро̑м)

  1. Rom (male Romani person)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rom n (genitive Roms)

  1. Rome (the capital city of Italy)

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


VolapükEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rom

  1. Rome (the capital city of Italy)