nom

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Short form of various words.

Noun[edit]

nom (plural noms)

  1. (informal) Clipping of nomination.
    • 2000 May 30, "Webmaster -- Kevin Stroud" (username), "Re: RBL nomination for 195.235.113.140 (mail.teleline.es) -- 5th supporting email, in news.admin.net-abuse.email, Usenet:
      I have already submitted a revised (in terms of format) nomination. [] In the future I will try to better organize my information (one message per nom, snip out excess spam if I post, etc.).
    • 2001 July 17, "William Tunstall-Pedoe" (username), "problems/suggestions for this group", in alt.anagrams, Usenet:
      The obvious way to reduce the number of noms is to increase the standard.
    • 2010 February 13, "Juan F. Lara" (username), "2/5-7 Weekend BoxOffice", in rec.arts.animation and rec.arts.disney.animation, Usenet:
      Particularly "Mr. Fox" now that it has an Oscar nom to boast about.
  2. (informal) Clipping of nominator.
  3. (informal) Clipping of nominee.

Verb[edit]

nom (third-person singular simple present noms, present participle nomming, simple past and past participle nommed)

  1. (transitive, informal) Clipping of nominate.
    • 1998, "blaque" (username), "A Teeny Favor (Was: Re: NOMINATION: Ms A.T. Rookie (fwd)", in alt.tasteless, Usenet:
      I have a little request to make. When you kids nom, do you think you could make clear who it is you're nomming -- and maybe even include the article headers for the voters (and the judge) -- many of whom are not psychics?
    • 2001, "William Tunstall-Pedoe" (username), "problems/suggestions for this group", in alt.anagrams, Usenet:
      Quite a big percentage of the anagrams posted here get nommed - IMO it should only be around 20% or so.
    • 2007, Variety staff, "Composer Prince dies" (obituary):
      Emmy-nommed composer Robert Prince died March 4 in Los Angeles after a brief illness.

Etymology 2[edit]

Onomatopoeic, variant of num, num-num. Attested 2004 as om nom, om nom nom,[1] popularized from 2007 in internet use, second place in American Dialect Society "Word of the Year" 2010.[2] From the catchphrase of Cookie Monster on Sesame Street, as at the end of “C Is For Cookie” (1971), made when devouring cookies. However, as late as 2009, this was canonically written with a ‘u’, as in S is For School! (2006), as “num num”, or in the press kit for the 40th season (2009), as “un num num num num”;[3] by 2013 this was changed to the now-popular nom.[4][5]

Interjection[edit]

nom

  1. (colloquial) Used to denote eating, or enjoyment of eating. Commonly used as "nom nom nom".
    [to a baby]
    You are so cute, I could just eat you right up! Nom nom nom.
Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

nom (third-person singular simple present noms, present participle nomming, simple past and past participle nommed)

  1. (colloquial) To eat with noisy enjoyment. [+ on (object)]
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Usage notes[edit]

Considered annoying and childish by some.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ on nom, Urban Dictionary
  2. ^ “App” 2010 Word of the Year, as voted by American Dialect Society
  3. ^ “Season 40 Press Kit -- Muppet Bios”, in Sesame Workshop[1], 2009, archived from the original on 10 October 2009, retrieved 5 March 2022
  4. ^ Nom”, Muppet Wiki
  5. 5.0 5.1 Hatic, Dana (2016-11-02), “The Origins of the Annoyingly Trendy Word 'Nom', Explained”, in Eater[2]
  6. ^ “Nom Nom: Why That Phrase (Or Nom, Or Noms) Gives Us The Creeps”, in The Huffington Post[3], 2013-01-07

Anagrams[edit]


Akan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nom

  1. to drink
    nom nsu - to drink water

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kotey, Paul A. (1998). Twi-English/English-Twi Dictionary. New York: Hippocrene Books. →ISBN

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Greek νόμος (nómos).

Noun[edit]

nom n (plural nomuri)

  1. law
  2. rule
  3. belief

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Bikol Central[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

nom

  1. (Tabaco–Legazpi–Sorsogon) Hello
    Synonyms: komusta, tara, nem

Phrase[edit]

nom

  1. (Tabaco–Legazpi–Sorsogon) What's up?
    Synonyms: tara, nem

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Catalan nom, from Latin nōmen, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nom m (plural noms)

  1. name (word that indicates a particular person, place, or thing)
  2. (grammar) noun
  3. name (reputation)

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Eskayan[edit]

Numeral[edit]

nom

  1. six

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French nom (whence Norman nom), from Latin nōmen (whence Italian and Portuguese nome; Spanish nombre), from Proto-Italic *nomən, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (whence Ancient Greek ὄνομα (ónoma), Russian и́мя (ímja), Sanskrit नामन् (nā́man), English name).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nom m (plural noms)

  1. a name, especially a last name or family name
    Un nom de famille est un nom propre.A family name is a proper noun.
    Votre nom et prénom, s'il vous plaît.Your last name and first name, please.
  2. a noun
    Un nom de famille est un nom propre.A family name is a proper noun.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Antillean Creole: non
  • Haitian Creole: non
  • Louisiana Creole French: nom
  • Mauritian Creole: non
  • Seychellois Creole: non

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nom

  1. reintegrationist spelling of non

Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōmen (whence French nom, Italian nome, Portuguese nome, Spanish nombre), from Proto-Italic *nomən, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (whence Ancient Greek ὄνομα (ónoma), Russian и́мя (ímja), Sanskrit नामन् (nā́man), English name).

Noun[edit]

nom

  1. name

Javanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nom (ngoko nom, krama nèm, krama inggil timur)

  1. young
    Antonym: tuwa
  2. (of fruit) unripe
    Antonyms: dalu, mateng, tuwa
    Synonym: mentah
  3. (of color) whitish
    Antonym: tuwa
  4. (of roof) very slanting
    Antonym: tuwa
  5. (of date) of first half of a month
    Antonym: tuwa

References[edit]

  • “[ nom]” in Bausastra Jawa, Yogyakarta: The Linguistic Center of Yogyakarta [Balai Bahasa Provinsi Yogyakarta].

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian nome.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nom m (plural nomi)

  1. (grammar) noun

Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

nom

  1. third-person preterite of nimen

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French nom (whence French nom), from Latin nōmen (whence Italian nome, Portuguese nome, Spanish nombre), from Proto-Italic *nomən, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (whence Ancient Greek ὄνομα (ónoma), Russian и́мя (ímja), Sanskrit नामन् (nā́man), English name).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

nom m (plural noms)

  1. (Jersey) name
  2. (Jersey, grammar) noun

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Northwestern Dinka[edit]

Noun[edit]

nom (plural nïïm)

  1. head

References[edit]

  • Dinka-English Dictionary[5], 2005

Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan nom, from Latin nōmen (whence French nom, Italian nome, Portuguese nome, Spanish nombre), from Proto-Italic *nomən, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (whence Ancient Greek ὄνομα (ónoma), Russian и́мя (ímja), Sanskrit नामन् (nā́man), English name).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nom m (plural noms)

  1. name
  2. (grammar) noun

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōmen (whence Italian nome, Portuguese nome, Spanish nombre), from Proto-Italic *nomən, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (whence Ancient Greek ὄνομα (ónoma), Russian и́мя (ímja), Sanskrit नामन् (nā́man), English name).

Noun[edit]

nom m (oblique plural nons, nominative singular nons, nominative plural nom)

  1. name

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Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōmen (whence Italian nome, Portuguese nome, Spanish nombre), from Proto-Italic *nomən, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (whence Ancient Greek ὄνομα (ónoma), Russian и́мя (ímja), Sanskrit नामन् (nā́man), English name).

Noun[edit]

nom m (oblique plural noms, nominative singular noms, nominative plural nom)

  1. name

Descendants[edit]


Old Portuguese[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nom

  1. Alternative form of non
    • 14th-15th centuries, O Livro de Exopo, A rã e o boi:
      Madre, nom faças, ca tu es muy pequena cousa a rrespeyto d’este boy.
      Mother, don't do it, because you are a very small thing compared to this ox.

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: nom

Adverb[edit]

nom (not comparable)

  1. Pronunciation spelling of não, representing Minhoto, Portuense and Transmontano Portuguese.

Sawi[edit]

Particle[edit]

nom

  1. don't
    Tadan nom!Don't be afraid!

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nom (𥈶, 𫌢)

  1. to look at
  2. to look after

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