-nomy

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek νόμος (nomos, law, custom).

SuffixEdit

-nomy (or -onomy when including the connecting vowel -o- that is commonly used in connecting two elements of Greek origin)

  1. a system of rules, laws, or knowledge about a body of a particular field; distribution, arrangement, management

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Related termsEdit

  • -nomic
  • -nomical
  • -nomically
  • -nomics

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Last modified on 10 January 2014, at 18:35