𐎴𐎠𐎶

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Old Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian (compare Avestan 𐬥𐬅𐬨𐬀𐬥 (ną̇̇man-)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hnāman- (compare Sanskrit नामन् (nā́man)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name) (compare Hittite 𒆷𒀀𒈠𒀭 (lāman), Old Armenian անուն (anun), Ancient Greek ὄνομα (ónoma), Latin nōmen, Tocharian A ñom, and Old English nama (English name).

Adverb[edit]

𐎴𐎠𐎶 (nāma)

  1. by name, named, called

Usage notes[edit]

Usually after masculine names.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Persian: ŠM (nām)