nomisma

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Transliteraion of Ancient Greek νόμισμα (nómisma).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nə(ʊ)ˈmɪzmə/

Noun[edit]

nomisma (plural nomismata)

  1. currency (modern)
  2. money (ancient)
  3. current coin of a state (ancient)
  4. (rare) Coinage, a monetary system.
  5. (archaic) A byzant.
    • 1997, John Julius Norwich, A Short History of Byzantium, Penguin 1998, p. 262
      For a quarter-century after, this decline continued, to the point where six different nomismata, of as many metals, were in circulation.
  6. A stamp, an image on a coin
    • Prud. στεφ. 2, 95 Archimedes Project, Harvard University
      en Caesar agnoscit suum Nomisma nummis inditum,

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek νόμισμα (nómisma, coin; currency).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nomisma n (genitive nomismatis); third declension

  1. coin; coinage

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative nomisma nomismata
genitive nomismatis nomismatum
dative nomismatī nomismatibus
accusative nomisma nomismata
ablative nomismate nomismatibus
vocative nomisma nomismata