numisma

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Il numisma bizantino, una moneta d'oro garantita dalle zecche di Costantinopoli.

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin numisma, numismatis ‎(coin), variant of Latin nomisma. A transliteration of Ancient Greek νόμισμα ‎(nómisma), for current money, coin, usage, lit. "what has been sanctioned by custom or use," from νομίζειν ‎(nomízein), to use customarily, itself from νόμος ‎(nómos). Related to French numismatique. See numismatic and nomisma.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /njuː.ˈmɪz.mə/

Noun[edit]

numisma ‎(plural numismata)

In modern usage, money or currency; rarely, coinage, esp. with connotation as a means to control a monetary system (i.e., as coinage can mean a monetary system). Archaically, a byzant (specific gold coin). In ancient use, the current coin of a state.

Usage notes[edit]

See numismatic and nomisma.

Related terms[edit]

See numismatics, and other derived and related terms there.

See also[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See etymology subsection under English.

Noun[edit]

numisma ‎(plural numismas)

  1. coin

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

numisma n ‎(genitive numismatis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of nomisma

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative numisma numismata
genitive numismatis numismatum
dative numismatī numismatibus
accusative numisma numismata
ablative numismate numismatibus
vocative numisma numismata

Descendants[edit]