νομός

See also: νόμος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From νέμω (nemō, I pasture, graze).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

νομός (nomos) (genitive νομοῦ) m, second declension

  1. pasture, field
  2. herbage, food
  3. division, distribution
  4. dwelling, residence
  5. district, region, province

InflectionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • νομή (nomē)

ReferencesEdit


GreekEdit

NounEdit

νομός (nomósm (plural νομοί)

  1. department, county, prefecture
    O νομός Λακωνίας είναι ο νοτιότερος νομός της Πελοποννήσου.
    Laconia is the southernmost prefecture of the Peloponnese.

Usage notesEdit

A subdivision of a periphery (περιφέρεια), each nome is divided into eparchies (eparchy, επαρχία).

SynonymsEdit

  • νομαρχία
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