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NounEdit

prosa f (uncountable)

  1. prose

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GalicianEdit

NounEdit

prosa f (uncountable)

  1. prose

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin prōsa (straightforward) from the term prōsa ōrātio (a straightforward speech- i.e. without the ornaments of verse). The term prōsa (straightforward) is a colloquial form of prorsa (straight forwards) which is the feminine form of prorsus (straight forwards), from Old Latin prōvorsus (moving straight ahead), from pro- (forward) + turned, form of vertō (I turn). Compare verse.[1]

NounEdit

prosa f (plural prose)

  1. a prose
  2. a drama (theatre)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ prosa” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From phrases such as "prōsa ōrātiō", "prōsa ēloquentia" ("straightforward speech", i.e. without the ornaments of verse). Feminine form of prōsus, prōrsus.

NounEdit

prōsa f (genitive prōsae); first declension

  1. prose

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative prōsa prōsae
Genitive prōsae prōsārum
Dative prōsae prōsīs
Accusative prōsam prōsās
Ablative prōsā prōsīs
Vocative prōsa prōsae

DescendantsEdit

  • English: prose
  • French: prose
  • Italian: prosa
  • Portuguese: prosa
  • Spanish: prosa

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin prosa

NounEdit

prosa m (definite singular prosaen)

  1. prose (written or spoken language without metrical structure)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Latin prosa

NounEdit

prosa m (definite singular prosaen)

  1. prose (as above)

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prosa

  1. genitive singular of proso

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese prosa, from Latin prōsa (straightforward) in the term prōsa ōrātio (straightforward speech), alteration of prorsa, from feminine form of prorsus (straight forwards), from Old Latin prōvorsus (moving straight ahead), from pro- (forward) + turned.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prosa f (plural prosas)

  1. (literature, uncountable) prose (written language not intended as poetry)
  2. a work in prose
  3. eloquence
  4. chat (informal conversation)

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AntonymsEdit

  • (written language not intended as poetry): poesia

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prosa f (plural prosas)

  1. prose

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

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prosa c

  1. prose

DeclensionEdit

Declension of prosa 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative prosa prosan
Genitive prosas prosans

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