nomen


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nomen

(ˈnəʊmɛn)
n, pl nomina (ˈnɒmɪnə)
(Historical Terms) an ancient Roman's second name, designating the person's gens or clan. See also agnomen, cognomen, praenomen
[Latin: a name]
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no•men

(ˈnoʊ mɛn)

n., pl. nom•i•na (ˈnɒm ə nə, ˈnoʊ mə-)
(in ancient Rome) the second name of a citizen, indicating the person's gens, as “Gaius Julius Caesar.”
[1885–90; < Latin nōmen name]
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But if persons of quality and judgment concur, then it is (as the Scripture saith) nomen bonum instar unguenti fragrantis.
Inde?--Homo homini monstrurn-Ast'ra, castra, nomen, numen.--Meya Bibklov, ueya xaxov.--Sapere aude.
Kartveit (Old Testament, School of Mission and Theology, Stavanger, Norway) explores construct phrases in Hebrew that use the terms " daughter" or "virgin" rather than the more usual "land" or "river." He discusses signs of Zion, whether "Daughter of Zion" refers to a collective or an individual, "Daughter (of) Zion" in recent research, the genitive and the construct state in Semitic languages, semantic analysis of the construct phrases with "daughter" and/or "virgin," and whether nomen regens in biblical Hebrew can be a metaphor applied (in apposition) to nomen rectum.
Der estnische Begriff fur Puppe und Kind titt wird als russisches Lehnwort angesehen, indem es mit dem anderen Nomen tita, das auch ein Kind bezeichnet, in Zusammenhang gebracht wird, vgl.
locus Ardea quondam dictus avis, et nunc magnum manet Ardea nomen, sed fortuna fuit.
Salomies, Die romischen Vornamen, 1987), nomen, and cognomen.
Nomen, cognomen, the straw of a faith so scruffy, so fallen, so swiftly wed to a loss uplifted.
One segment reads, ~et factum est tunc nomen tuum in compaginatione extensionis quod appellatum superius celum, inferius vocatum est terra.' This clearly has to do with the creation of heaven and earth.