roman

See also: Roman, Rómán, román, român, and róman

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: rōmən, IPA(key): /ˈrəʊmən/
  • Hyphenation: ro‧man

AdjectiveEdit

roman (not comparable)

  1. (of type) Upright, as opposed to italic.
  2. (of text, computing) Of or related to the Latin alphabet.

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • Times Roman (proprietary)
  • Times New Roman (proprietary)

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

roman

  1. Third-person singular present indicative form of romandre.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of romandre.

Crimean TatarEdit

NounEdit

roman

  1. novel, epic
  2. Romanian

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


DutchEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

roman m (plural romans, diminutive romannetje n)

  1. novel (work of fiction)

Derived termsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

In the 19th century, borrowed from Latin romanus.[1] or from the French noun below [2], originally from Old French romanz (common language).

AdjectiveEdit

roman m (feminine romane, masculine plural romans, feminine plural romanes)

  1. Romance (in linguistics)
  2. romanesque (in history of art)

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French romanz (common language (as opposed to Latin)), from Medieval Latin rōmānicē, Vulgar Latin *romanicē (in the way of the Romans (as opposed to the Franks)) from Latin rōmānicus < rōmānus.[3]. The meaning “common language” changed into “book in common language” and then into “adventure novel”.[1]

NounEdit

roman m (plural romans)

  1. novel (work of fiction)
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2009, Jacqueline Picoche; Jean-Claude Rolland, “Annexe IV, roman”, in Dictionnaire étymologique du français (in French), Paris: Dictionnaires Le Robert:
  2. ^ http://www.cnrtl.fr/etymologie/roman
  3. ^ 1964, Albert Dauzat; Jean Dubois, Henri Mitterand, “roman”, in Nouveau dictionnaire étymologique (in French), Paris: Librairie Larousse:

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

roman m

  1. novel (work of fiction)

InflectionEdit


RomanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French roman, "novel, epic", from Old French romanz.

NounEdit

roman n (plural romane)

  1. novel, epic (work of fiction)

Etymology 2Edit

From French roman, "a medieval romance".

NounEdit

roman n (plural romane)

  1. Medieval romance
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Latin rōmānus.

NounEdit

roman m (plural romani)

  1. Roman
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rǒmaːn/
  • Hyphenation: ro‧man

EtymologyEdit

From French roman.

NounEdit

ròmān m (Cyrillic spelling ро̀ма̄н)

  1. novel (work of fiction)

DeclensionEdit


SloveneEdit

NounEdit

roman m inan (??? please provide the genitive!, ??? please provide the nominative plural!)

  1. novel (work of prose fiction)


This Slovene entry was created from the translations listed at novel. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see roman in the Slovene Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) May 2008


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

roman c

  1. a novel (a work of fiction)

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • detektivroman

See alsoEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French roman.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

roman (definite accusative romanı, plural romanlar)

  1. novel

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 10:30