нарицательный

Russian

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Etymology

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Old Church Slavonic нарицати (naricati, to call, name) +‎ -тельный (-telʹnyj)

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [nərʲɪˈt͡satʲɪlʲnɨj]

Adjective

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нарица́тельный (naricátelʹnyj)

  1. (grammar) appellative, nominal, denominative (relating to a common noun)
  2. household, generic, common, symbolic, shorthand, metaphorical/synonymic (usually about a name)
    нарица́тельное и́мяnaricátelʹnoje ímjaa household name
  3. nominal (as of a value on currency, etc.)
    Synonym: номина́льный (nominálʹnyj)

Declension

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