quod nomen tibi est

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From quod (which) + est (it is) third-person form of sum (I am) + nomen (name) + tibi (to you), the singular dative of tu (you). Literally meaning "what is name to you" or "what is your name".

Phrase[edit]

quod nomen tibi est?

  1. what is your name?
    • c. 254 BCE – 184 BCE, Plautus, Amphitryon 1.1
      SOSIA: Amphitryon, who is now the general of the Theban forces, to whom Alcmena is married.
      MERCURY: How say you? What is your name?