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English edit

 
Restaurant
 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from French restaurant, present participle of the verb restaurer, corresponding to Latin restaurans, restaurantis, present participle of restauro (I restore), from the name of the 'restorative' soup served in the first establishments.

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛs.t(ə).ɹɒ̃/, /ˈɹɛs.t(ə).ɹɒnt/, /ˈɹɛs.t(ə).ɹ(ə)nt/
  • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛs.t(ə)ˌɹɑnt/, /ˈɹɛs.t(ə).ɹənt/
  • Hyphenation: res‧tau‧rant

Noun edit

restaurant (plural restaurants)

  1. An eating establishment in which diners are served food, usually by waiters at their tables but sometimes (as in a fast food restaurant) at a counter.
    That Italian restaurant serves some of the best food I've ever had in my life.
    • 1935, George Goodchild, chapter 5, in Death on the Centre Court:
      By one o'clock the place was choc-a-bloc. [] The restaurant was packed, and the promenade between the two main courts and the subsidiary courts was thronged with healthy-looking youngish people, drawn to the Mecca of tennis from all parts of the country.

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Afrikaans edit

 
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Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Dutch restaurant, from French restaurant.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /rɛstʊə̯ˈrant/, /rɛstuˈrant/
  • (file)

Noun edit

restaurant (plural restaurante or restaurants, diminutive restaurantjie)

  1. restaurant

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from French restaurant.

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restaurant m (plural restaurants)

  1. restaurant

Verb edit

restaurant

  1. gerund of restaurar

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Borrowed from French restaurant.

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restaurant c (singular definite restauranten, plural indefinite restauranter)

  1. restaurant

Dutch edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from French restaurant.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /rɛstoːˈrɑnt/, /rɛstuˈrɑnt/, /rɛstəˈrɑnt/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: res‧tau‧rant
  • Rhymes: -ɑnt

Noun edit

restaurant n (plural restaurants or restauranten, diminutive restaurantje n)

  1. restaurant

Usage notes edit

In Belgium, the plural form restauranten is common and co-exists with the plural form restaurants. In the Netherlands, the plural form restauranten is rare.

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Descendants edit

  • Afrikaans: restaurant
  • Caribbean Hindustani: restoránt
  • Caribbean Javanese: rèstoran, lèstoran
  • Indonesian: restoran

French edit

 
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Etymology edit

From the present participle of restaurer. Corresponds to Latin restaurans, restaurantem.

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restaurant m (plural restaurants)

  1. restaurant

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restaurant

  1. present participle of restaurer

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restaurant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of restaurō

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Either inherited from Old French or borrowed from French.

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restaurant m (plural restaurants)

  1. restaurant

Norwegian Bokmål edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from French restaurant.

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restaurant m (definite singular restauranten, indefinite plural restauranter, definite plural restaurantene)

  1. a restaurant

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Norwegian Nynorsk edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from French restaurant.

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restaurant m (definite singular restauranten, indefinite plural restaurantar, definite plural restaurantane)

  1. a restaurant

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Borrowed from French restaurant.

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restaurant n (plural restaurante)

  1. restaurant