Complete Definition of "novel"

English
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Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/ËnÉvÉl/
:nÅvʹÉl, /<tt>"[email protected]</tt>/
i-c|US IPA|/ËnÉvÉl/
:nävʹÉl, /<tt>"[email protected]</tt>/
:audio|en-us-novel.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉvÉl|-ÉvÉl

Etymology 1
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From Old French novel#Old French|novel (modern nouvel), from Latin novellus, from novus new.

Adjective
en-adj

  1. new, original, especially in an interesting way

Translations

Chinese: æ°ç©, æ°é¢
Dutch: nieuw
French: nouveau m, nouvelle f
German: neuartig, neu
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Greek: Î½Î­Î¿Ï m, νέα f, νέο n
Russian: Ñомана m/f/n (romana)
Spanish: nuevo
Telugu: వినà±à°¤à±à°¨ (vinootna)

Etymology 2
In various senses from Old French novelle (modern nouvelle) or Italian novella, both from Latin novella, a singular noun use of the neuter plural of novellus, from novus, new. Some senses came to English directly from the Latin.

Noun
en-noun

  1. obsolete a novelty
  2. a work of prose fiction, longer than a short story.
  3. historic A new legal constitution in ancient Rome

Derived terms
novelisation, novelization
novelist

Related terms
novella

Translations
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trans-top|work of prose fiction
Arabic: ARchar|رÙاÙØ© (riwÄya) f
Bosnian: roman#Bosnian|roman m
Chinese: zh-ts|å°èªª|å°è¯´ (xiÇoshuÅ)
Croatian: roman#Croatian|roman m
Czech: román m
Dutch: roman#Dutch|roman m
French: roman#French|roman m
German: Roman m
Greek: μÏθιÏÏÏÏημα (mythistorima) n
Hindi: à¤à¤¥à¤¾ (kathÄ), à¤à¤¹à¤¾à¤¨à¥ (kahÄnÄ«), à¤à¤ªà¤¨à¥à¤¯à¤¾à¤¸ (upanyÄs)
Hungarian: regény
Indonesian: novel
Italian: romanzo m
Japanese: å°èª¬ (ããããã¤, shousetsu)
Korean: ìì¤ (soseol)
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Mongolian: Ñоман (roman)
Persian: FAchar|رÙا٠(român)
Polish: powieÅÄ f
Portuguese: novela f
Romanian: roman#Romanian|roman n
Russian: Ñоман#Russian|Ñоман m (roman)
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: Ñоман#Serbian|Ñоман m
:Latin: roman#Serbian|roman m
Slovene: roman#Slovene|roman m
Spanish: novela f
Swedish: roman#Swedish|roman c
Telugu: నవల (navala)
Turkish: roman
Vietnamese: tiá»u thuyết
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