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EnglishEdit

 
A Roma girl in Serbia.

Etymology 1Edit

Related to Rom, from Romani rom, probably ultimately from Sanskrit डोम (doma, member of a low caste of travelling musicians and dancers in Kashmir).[1] The names of the Lom and Dom are related. Folk etymology pointed to a legend that the ethnic group were an exiled people from Imperial times.

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.

Alternative formsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Roma

  1. A nomadic people with origins in India, the Romani.
  2. A subgroup of the Romani people found primary in Eastern Europe.
  3. A variety of the Romani language (or occasionally) the Romani macrolanguage.
TranslationsEdit
  • For: translations which are exonyms (not cognates of the Romani term for themselves), see Gypsy.

NounEdit

Roma (plural Romas)

  1. A Romani; a member of the Roma/Romani people.
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AdjectiveEdit

Roma (not comparable)

  1. Romani: of or pertaining to the Roma people.
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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ See e.g. Matras, Romani, A linguistic Introduction (2005)

Etymology 2Edit

From Italian and Latin Roma (Rome).

Proper nounEdit

Roma

  1. A variety of tomato.
  2. Any of a number of places, including a city in Texas and a city in Queensland.
  3. A female given name of English-speakers.
  4. Alternative form of Rome

Etymology 3Edit

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Proper nounEdit

Roma

  1. An Austronesian language of Indonesia.

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CatalanEdit

 
Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Rōma.

Proper nounEdit

Roma f

  1. Rome

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HawaiianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Roma

  1. Romans (book of the Bible)

ItalianEdit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Rōma.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈro.ma/, [ˈr̺oː.ma]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ró‧ma

Proper nounEdit

Roma f

  1. Rome
  2. The letter R in the Italian phonetic alphabet

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Roman mythology derived the name from Rōmulus, name of the legendary founder and first king. The word may be of Etruscan origin, as Ruma was one of the Etruscan gentes (clan, tribe), and Rumon was the Etruscan name for the Tiber River.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rōma f sg (genitive Rōmae, locative Rōmae); first declension

  1. Rome
    Ut Roma jugum omnibus terris imponeret.
    That Rome might overcome all countries.
    Venit a Roma.
    He came from Rome.
  2. The Roman Empire per se (as a synecdoche).
  3. (Late Latin) Rome and/or Constantinople (the latter as "Nova Roma").
  4. (Ecclesiastical Latin, poetic) The Roman Catholic Church in general.

InflectionEdit

First declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Rōma
genitive Rōmae
dative Rōmae
accusative Rōmam
ablative Rōmā
vocative Rōma
locative Rōmae

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ReferencesEdit

  • Roma in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Roma in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

LatvianEdit

 
Latvian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia lv

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Rōma (Rome).

Proper nounEdit

Roma

  1. Rome (capital of Italy)

LithuanianEdit

 
Lithuanian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia lt

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Rōma (Rome).

Proper nounEdit

Roma f

  1. Rome (capital of Italy)

DeclensionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Alternative formsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Roma

  1. Rome, the capital city of Italy.

Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper nounEdit

Roma

  1. Rome, the capital city of Italy.

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Rōma (Rome).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Roma

  1. the city of Rome

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PapiamentuEdit

Proper nounEdit

Roma

  1. Rome

PortugueseEdit

 
Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese Roma, from Latin Rōma (Rome).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Roma f

  1. Rome (the capital city of Italy)
  2. Rome; Ancient Rome (an ancient civilisation centred in Rome)
  3. the Catholic Church (Christian church centred in the Vatican)

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Rōma.

Proper nounEdit

Roma

  1. Rome

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SpanishEdit

 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Rōma.

Proper nounEdit

Roma f

  1. Rome (a city in Italy)

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TurkishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Roma

  1. Rome (province)

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