cognomen

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin co- (together, with) + nōmen (name).

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Noun[edit]

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cognomen (plural cognomens or cognomina)

  1. surname
  2. the third part of the name of a citizen of ancient Rome
  3. a nickname or epithet by which someone is identified; a byname; a moniker or sobriquet

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cōgnōmen n (genitive cōgnōminis); third declension

  1. surname
  2. third part of a formal name
  3. an additional name derived from some characteristic

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cōgnōmen cōgnōmina
genitive cōgnōminis cōgnōminum
dative cōgnōminī cōgnōminibus
accusative cōgnōmen cōgnōmina
ablative cōgnōmine cōgnōminibus
vocative cōgnōmen cōgnōmina

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