User:Nicole21532/Onomastics

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first-name translations[edit]

root: "victory"

Indo-European[edit]

Germanic[edit]

Romance[edit]

Slavic[edit]

Baltic[edit]

  • Lithuanian: Nikė ("goddess of victory")

Helleno-Armenian[edit]

non-Indo-European[edit]

Uralo-Siberian[edit]

Afro-Asiatic[edit]

  • Hebrew: ניקה ("goddess of victory")

Altaic[edit]

Sino-Tibetan[edit]

  • Mandarin: 尼刻/níkè ("goddess of victory")

last-name translations[edit]

root: "sharp"

Indo-European[edit]

  • Proto-Indo-European: *(s)kerb(h) < *(s)ker- ("to cut")

Germanic[edit]

Romance[edit]

  • French: chic ("sharp, stylish, attractive"); vif ("sharp, intelligent")
  • Italian: intelligente ("sharp, intelligent")

Celtic[edit]

  • Irish: cearb ("keen; cutting") < *(s)kerb(h) (Proto-Indo-European)

Slavic[edit]

Helleno-Armenian[edit]

non-Indo-European[edit]

Uralo-Siberian[edit]

Altaic[edit]

Khoisan[edit]

  • Taa: !qáũ ("sharp, intelligent")

full translations[edit]

"a sharp victory (of the people)"