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December 15, 2007

By talos!

srikanth @ 12:37 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1197722274 ) Play

Identify this Czech play, and its impact on modern English

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Cracked by: udupendra , BiGFooT , teju , Dibyo , shenoyvarun86 , VikraM , Tathagata Chatterjee , prasanth , jayanth , yaksha , bobo , arbitguy , Shashank , nisha’s thambi , Lord Jim , Gammafunction , and Rohan.

Answer: A still from the play Rossums Universal Robots. This introduced the term “robot” for mechanical men. See udupendra’s post down below for a more in-depth version of a similar question!


17 Responses to “By talos!”

  1. udupendra
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    R.U.R and robots.

    Here’s how a maniac would have asked the same question – http://community.livejournal.c.....21557.html


  2. BiGFooT

    Origin of the word ‘Robot’ in Karel Capek`s play R.U.R (Rossum’s Universal Robots)


  3. teju
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    The play here is R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots), a science fiction play by Karel Čapek. It is famous for having introduced and popularized the term robot. The play introduced the word Robot, which displaced older words such as “automaton” or “android” in languages around the world.


  4. Dibyo
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    The word robot was introduced by Czech writer Karel Čapek in this play R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots), in 1920.


  5. Word robot finds its roots in this play Rossums universal robots,by capek(I dunno the first name!)actually it was his brother who coined the term


  6. VikraM

    Karel Capek’s ‘R.U.R'(Rossum’s Universal Robots)….. this play introduced the word “robot”….


  7. Tathagata Chatterjee
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    The word robot was introduced by Czech writer Karel Čapek in his play R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots), which premiered in 1920.

    Regards,
    Tathagata Chatterjee


  8. prasanth
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    Rossum’s Universal Robots – R.U.R

    introduced the word robot


  9. jayanth
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    R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots)by Karel Čapek.it is famous for having introduced and popularized the term “robot”.


  10. yaksha
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    R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots)
    The play introduced the word Robot, which displaced older words such as “automaton” or “android” in languages around the world


  11. rossum’s universal robots?


  12. arbitguy

    Rossum’s Universal Robots(R.U.R) by Karol Capek.Robot was introduced to the English lexicon


  13. Shashank
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    The scene is from the play “Rossum’s Universal Robots”, which introduced the word “Robot”.

    Feels good to be back after a couple of months! :)


  14. nishas thambi

    R.U.R -> ‘Robot’


  15. The play is R.U.R by Karel Kapek. It introduced the word ‘Robot’.
    Missed yesterday’s question as my TataIndicom connection went dead.


  16. Gammafunction
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    Karol Capek’s play RUR which introduced the word ROBOT in English


  17. Rohan
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    The play is RUR(Rossum’s Universal Robots) by Karel Capek.. Thats where the word Robot is derived from


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