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dragoman Explained

dragoman at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

14c., from O.Fr. drugemen, from late Gk. dragoumanos, from Ar. targuman "interpreter," from targama "interpret." Treated in Eng. as a compound, with pl. -men. ///

dragoman at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Interpreter): interpreter, expositor, explainer, demonstrator, commentator, critic, scholar, annotator, exegete, translator, dragoman.

DRAGOMAN at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

le die). * comparatively few / low / rare / recentverb, noun
1 (abbreviation cf., cp.) [VN] ~ A and B | ~ A with / to B to examine people or things to see how they are similar and how they are different:
It is interesting to compare their situation and ours. * We compared the two reports carefully. * We carefu

Dragoman at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dragoman \Drag"o*man\, n.; pl. {Dragomans}. [From F. dragoman,
or Sp. dragoman, or It. dragomanno; all fr. LGr. ?, Ar.
tarjum[=a]n, from the same source as E. targum. Cf.
{Drogman}, {Truchman}.]
An interpreter; -- so called in the Levant and other parts of
the East.

dragoman at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : an interpreter and guide in the Near East; in the Ottoman
Empire in the 18th and 19th centuries a translator of
European languages for the Turkish and Arab authorities
and most dragomans were Greek (many reached high
positions in the government)

dragoman at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » dragman|lang=enm, from Inter: etyl » fro Inter: term » drugeman|lang=fro, from Inter: etyl » ML. Inter: term » dragumannus|lang=la, from Medieval Greek Inter: term » δραγομάνος|sc=Grek, from Inter: etyl » ar Inter: term » ترجمان|tr=turgumán||translator, interpreter|lang=ar. Compare Inter: term » truchman.


Inter: en-noun » pl2=dragomen
  • An interpreter, especially for the Arabic and Turkish languages.

    Related terms

    * drogman
    • truchman


      Inter: trans-top » an interpreter, especially for the Arabic and Turkish languages
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|ترجمان|m|tr=turgumán
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|drogman, Inter: t+ » fr|drogoman, Inter: t+ » fr|dragoman
    • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|თარჯიმანი|tr=t‘ardžimani
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Dolmetscher|m
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|תרגמן|m|tr=turgemán
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|tolmács

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Persian: Inter: t- » fa|ترگمان|tr=targomân
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|толмач|m
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|тумач|m|sc=Cyrl
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|tumač|m
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|tercüman

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:English nouns with irregular plurals -


    Alternative forms

    * drogman, drogoman


    Inter: fr-noun » m
  • Inter: l » en|dragoman

  • Translation: et » dragoman
    Translation: fr » dragoman
    Translation: ko » dragoman
    Translation: io » dragoman
    Translation: ru » dragoman
    Translation: ta » dragoman
    Translation: te » dragoman
    Translation: tr » dragoman
    Translation: vi » dragoman
    Translation: zh » dragoman