agnomen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin agnomen.

Noun[edit]

agnomen (plural agnomens or agnomina)

  1. An additional cognomen given, as an honour, to a Roman citizen.

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ad- (to, towards, at) + nōmen (name; title).

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Noun[edit]

agnōmen n (genitive agnōminis); third declension

  1. A surname or additional name relating to a specific achievement, characteristic or trait; agnomen.
  2. A nickname

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative agnōmen agnōmina
Genitive agnōminis agnōminum
Dative agnōminī agnōminibus
Accusative agnōmen agnōmina
Ablative agnōmine agnōminibus
Vocative agnōmen agnōmina

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: agnomen
  • Portuguese: agnome
  • Spanish: agnombre

References[edit]

  • agnomen in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • agnomen in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • agnomen in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • agnomen in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin