namo

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See also: nǟmõ and Nam̧o

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

namō

  1. Romanization of 𐌽𐌰𐌼𐍉

Hiri Motu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namo

  1. mosquito (small flying insect of the family Culicidae, known for biting and sucking blood)

Lithuanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

namo m

  1. genitive singular of namas

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

no +‎ mo

Adverb[edit]

namo

  1. No more (of discrete items, such as would be described by mo and fewer)
    • Ther was also a Reve and a Millere, / A Somnour and a Pardoner also, / A Maunciple, and myself - ther were namo. — Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, general prologue

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Particle[edit]

namo

  1. salutation

Usage notes[edit]

Used in formula namo + dative of person honoured.

References[edit]

namo in Pali Text Society (1921–1925), Pali-English Dictionary, London: Chipstead. (licensed under CC-BY-NC)


Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *namô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name).

Noun[edit]

namo m

  1. name

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *namô, whence also Old Saxon namo and Old Dutch namo, Old English nama, Old Norse nafn, Gothic 𐌽𐌰𐌼𐍉 (namō). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name).

Noun[edit]

namo m

  1. name
  2. (grammar) noun

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *namô

Noun[edit]

namo

  1. name

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Altsächsisches Elementarbuch (Germanische Bibliothek. I. Sammlung germanischer Elementar- und Handbücher. I. Reihe: Grammatiken. Fünfter Band; 2nd ed., Heidelberg, 1921) by Dr. F. Holthausen; p. 246 "namo sw. M. Name.", cp. p. 106ff.
  2. Gerhard Köbler, Altsächsisches Wörterbuch, (5. Auflage) 2014