nomisma

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Transliteraion of Ancient Greek νόμισμα (nomisma).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nomisma (plural nomismata)

  1. currency (modern)
  2. money (ancient)
  3. current coin of a state (ancient)
  4. (rare) Coinage, a monetary system.
  5. (archaic) A byzant.
    • 1997, John Julius Norwich, A Short History of Byzantium, Penguin 1998, p. 262
      For a quarter-century after, this decline continued, to the point where six different nomismata, of as many metals, were in circulation.
  6. A stamp, an image on a coin
    • Prud. στεφ. 2, 95 Archimedes Project, Harvard University
      en Caesar agnoscit suum Nomisma nummis inditum,

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LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek νόμισμα (nomisma, coin; currency).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nomisma n (genitive nomismatis); third declension

  1. coin; coinage

InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative nomisma nomismata
genitive nomismatis nomismatum
dative nomismatī nomismatibus
accusative nomisma nomismata
ablative nomismate nomismatibus
vocative nomisma nomismata
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