Romanic Ro*man"ic, a. [L. Romanicus. See {Romance}, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to Rome or its people. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to any or all of the various languages which, during the Middle Ages, sprung out of the old Roman, or popular form of Latin, as the Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Provencal, etc. [1913 Webster]

3. Related to the Roman people by descent; -- said especially of races and nations speaking any of the Romanic tongues. [1913 Webster]

{Romanic spelling}, spelling by means of the letters of the Roman alphabet, as in English; -- contrasted with phonetic spelling. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • romanic — ROMÁNIC, Ă, romanici, ce, adj. Care se trage din romani2 (1), care are legătură cu Roma antică sau cu poporul roman2. ♢ Limba romanică = fiecare dintre limbile care au la bază limba latină. ♦ Care se ocupă de limbile derivate din latină. Studii… …   Dicționar Român

  • Romànic — (Пла де лЭрмита,Испания) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: Pla de l Ermita de Taüll s/n, 25528 Пла де …   Каталог отелей

  • Romanic — pertaining to Rome or the Roman people, 1708, originally in reference to languages descended from Latin, from L. Romanicus, from Romanus Roman (see ROMAN (Cf. Roman)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Romanic — [rōman′ik] adj., n. [L Romanicus] ROMANCE …   English World dictionary

  • Romanic — adjective Date: 1708 romance • Romanic noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Romanic — /roh man ik/, adj. 1. derived from the Romans. 2. romance1 (def. 12). n. 3. romance1 (def. 8). [1700 10; < L Romanicus Roman, equiv. to Roman(us) ROMAN + icus IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • romànic — ro|mà|nic Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • románic — adj. m., pl. románici; f. sg. románicã, pl. románice …   Romanian orthography

  • Romanic — Ro·man·ic || rəʊ mænɪk adj. Roman, pertaining to the Romans; pertaining to the Romance languages, pertaining to the family of languages derived from Latin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Romanic — [rə(ʊ) manɪk] noun & adjective less common term for Romance …   English new terms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”