nō̆-men- / Indo-European roots

nō̆-men-

Name.

Oldest form *h1no(h3)-mn̥, zero-grade form *h1n̥(h3)-men-.
1. name from Old English nama, name, from Germanic *namōn-.
2. nominal, nominate, noun; agnomen, anomia, binomial, cognomen, denominate, ignominy, misnomer, nomenclator, nuncupative, praenomen, pronoun, renown from Latin nōmen, name, reputation.
3. onomastic, -onym, -onymy; allonym, anonymous, antonomasia, eponym, eponymous, euonymus, heteronymous, homonymous, matronymic, metonymy, onomatopoeia, paronomasia, paronymous, patronymic, pseudonym, synonymous from Greek onoma, onuma, name (assimilated from enuma, preserved in proper names in Laconian).
4. moniker from Old Irish ainm, name.

[Pokorny en(o)mn̥- 321.]



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