See also: novel·la

English edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian novella. Doublet of novel.

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) enPR: nəvĕlʹə, nōvĕlʹə, IPA(key): /nəˈvɛlə/, /nəʊˈvɛlə/
  • (US) enPR: nəvĕlʹə, nōvĕlʹə, IPA(key): /nəˈvɛlə/, /noʊˈvɛlə/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlə

Noun edit

novella (plural novellas or novelle)

  1. A short novel or long short story.
    Synonym: novelette
  2. (historical) Synonym of novel (new legal constitution in Ancient Rome)

Usage notes edit

  • Some literary awards have a longer novella and a shorter novelette categories, with a distinction based on word count.

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Adjective edit

novella

  1. feminine singular of novell

Hungarian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian novella, from Latin novella.[1]

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈnovɛlːɒ]
  • Hyphenation: no‧vel‧la
  • Rhymes: -lɒ

Noun edit

novella (plural novellák)

  1. (literature) (relatively short) short story
    Coordinate terms: elbeszélés, kisregény

Declension edit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative novella novellák
accusative novellát novellákat
dative novellának novelláknak
instrumental novellával novellákkal
causal-final novelláért novellákért
translative novellává novellákká
terminative novelláig novellákig
essive-formal novellaként novellákként
essive-modal
inessive novellában novellákban
superessive novellán novellákon
adessive novellánál novelláknál
illative novellába novellákba
sublative novellára novellákra
allative novellához novellákhoz
elative novellából novellákból
delative novelláról novellákról
ablative novellától novelláktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
novelláé novelláké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
novelláéi novellákéi
Possessive forms of novella
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. novellám novelláim
2nd person sing. novellád novelláid
3rd person sing. novellája novellái
1st person plural novellánk novelláink
2nd person plural novellátok novelláitok
3rd person plural novellájuk novelláik

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References edit

  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN

Further reading edit

  • novella in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Italian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /noˈvɛl.la/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlla
  • Hyphenation: no‧vèl‧la

Etymology 1 edit

Adjective edit

novella

  1. feminine singular of novello

Etymology 2 edit

From Vulgar Latin *novella, substantivized neuter plural form of Latin novellus (new, novel). Compare French nouvelle.

Noun edit

novella f (plural novelle)

  1. tale, story, short story
  2. (archaic, literary) information of interest, news
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Verb edit

novella

  1. inflection of novellare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Etymology 1 edit

From novellus used substantively in agricultural contexts, for example in agreement with vītis (vine).

Pronunciation edit

(Classical) IPA(key): /noˈu̯el.la/, [noˈu̯ɛlːʲä]

Noun edit

novella f (genitive novellae); first declension

  1. a newly planted vine or shoot
Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative novella novellae
Genitive novellae novellārum
Dative novellae novellīs
Accusative novellam novellās
Ablative novellā novellīs
Vocative novella novellae
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Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective edit

novella

  1. inflection of novellus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/nominative neuter plural

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novellā

  1. ablative feminine singular of novellus

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Noun edit

novella f (plural novellas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of novela