νόμισμα

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from νομίζω (nomízō) +‎ -μα (-ma).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

νόμῐσμᾰ (nómisman (genitive νομῐ́σμᾰτος); third declension

  1. that which is sanctioned by usage
    1. custom
    2. an institution
  2. a current coin, money
    Synonym: κέρμᾰ (kérma)

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: νόμισμα n (nómisma)
  • Latin: nomisma

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek νόμισμα (nómisma, money, the current coin of a state, custom), from νομίζω (nomízō, to hold or own as a custom, usage, to use customarily, practise, to be used to a thing), hence "to make common use of", from νόμος (nómos, anything assigned, a usage, custom, law, ordinance), from νέμω (némō, to keep, to hold, to watch).

NounEdit

νόμισμα (nómisman (plural νομίσματα)

  1. a coin
  2. the basic currency of a country
  3. nomisma
  4. money circulating in the form of notes and coin

DeclensionEdit

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Coordinate termsEdit

  • see: χρήμα n (chríma, capital, assets)

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