nombre

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nombre m (plural nombres)

  1. name

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Verb[edit]

nombre

  1. first- and third-person singular present subjunctive of nombrar

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan nombre, from Latin numerus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *nem- (to assign, allot; take).

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Noun[edit]

nombre m (plural nombres)

  1. number, quantity

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French nombre, nonbre, from Latin numerus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *nem- (to assign, allot; take). Doublet of numéro.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɔ̃bʁ/
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Noun[edit]

nombre m (plural nombres)

  1. number

Usage notes[edit]

The word nombre refers to a quantity or a mathematical concept, e.g. a number of items in a set, real numbers, complex numbers, etc., while its doublet numéro refers to a label made of digits, e.g. a rank, a jersey number, a phone number or a winning lottery number.

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Noun[edit]

nombre m

  1. name

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman noumbre and Old French nonbre, from Latin numerus (which some forms are influenced by).

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnumbər/, /ˈnuːmbər/, /ˈnumbrə/, /ˈnuːmər/

Noun[edit]

nombre (plural nombres)

  1. A number; an entity used to describe quantity:
    1. A digit; a physical representation of a number.
    2. A counting; an enumeration or a figuring of a quantity.
  2. A set, group, or bunch; a quantity:
    1. The totality of a group; the entirety of a group.
    2. A large group; a multitude or bevy.
  3. A shape; a geometrical construction.
  4. Arithmetic; mathematics; the study of numbers.
  5. The concept of number in grammar.
  6. (rare) A list or an enumeration of items.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French nombrer.

Verb[edit]

nombre

  1. Alternative form of noumbren

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

nombre m (oblique plural nombres, nominative singular nombres, nominative plural nombre)

  1. Alternative form of nonbre

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish nomne, nomen, from a Vulgar Latin *nōm(i)ne(m), from Latin nōmen,[1], from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥. Compare English noun.

Noun[edit]

nombre m (plural nombres)

  1. name
    ¿Cuál es tu nombre? — “What is your name?”
    Mi nombre es ‘Carlos’. — “My name is ‘Carlos’.”
  2. (grammar) noun (sensu lato)

Usage notes[edit]

In Spanish, it is a bit more common to use llamarse (to be called) to indicate someone’s name:

¿Cómo te llamas? — “What is your name?” (Literally, “What do you call yourself?”)
Me llamo Carlos. — “My name is Carlos.” (Literally, “I call myself Carlos.”)

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Verb[edit]

nombre

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of nombrar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of nombrar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of nombrar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of nombrar.

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