nomear

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From Old Galician and Old Portuguese nomẽar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin nōmināre, present active infinitive of nōminō (I name), from nōmen (name), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name). Compare nominar, a borrowed doublet. Cognate with Portuguese nomear and Spanish nombrar.

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nomear (first-person singular present nomeo, first-person singular preterite nomeei, past participle nomeado)

  1. to name, to give a name
  2. to entitle
  3. to name, appoint, nominate
    • 1281, M. Lucas Álvarez & P. Lucas Domínguez (eds.), El priorato benedictino de San Vicenzo de Pombeiro y su colección diplomática en la Edad Media. Sada / A Coruña: Ediciós do Castro, page 76:
      Et depoys de uossa morte fique este casar sobredito a uosso fillo Lourenço et a una persona que uos nomeardes a uosso passamento
      And after your death, this said farmhouse will be left to your son Lourenzo and to a person that you'll appoint at the moment of your decease
  4. to mention

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References[edit]

  • nomear” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • nomear” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • nomear” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • nomear” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese nomẽar, nomear from Latin nōmināre, present active infinitive of nōminō (I name), from nōmen (name), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name). Compare nominar, a borrowed doublet.

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nomear (first-person singular present indicative nomeio, past participle nomeado)

  1. to name (give a name to)
    Synonyms: chamar, denominar, designar, nominar
  2. to nominate (name someone as a candidate for a particular role or position)
    Synonym: indicar
    Antonym: desnomear
  3. to entitle (give a title to)
    Synonym: intitular
  4. to elect (choose a candidate in an election)
    Synonyms: eleger, escolher
  5. to name (publicly implicate)

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