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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Iranian [Term?] (compare Avestan 𐬥𐬅𐬨𐬀𐬥(ną̇̇man-)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hnāman- (compare Sanskrit नामन् (nā́man)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name) (compare Hittite 𒆷𒀀𒈠𒀭 (lāman), Old Armenian անուն (anun), Ancient Greek ὄνομα (ónoma), Latin nōmen, Tocharian A ñom, and Old English nama (English name)).

AdverbEdit

𐎴𐎠𐎶 (nāma)

  1. by name, named, called

Usage notesEdit

Usually after masculine names.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Persian: (/nām/)
    Manichaean: 𐫗𐫀𐫖(nʾm)
    Book Pahlavi: ŠM(ŠM)
    Inscriptional Pahlavi: 𐭱𐭬(ŠM)
    Psalter Pahlavi: 𐮐𐮋(ŠM)
    • Lurish:
      Northern Luri: نؤم(nom)
      Bakhtiari: نؤم(nom)
      Southern Luri: نؤم(nom)
    • Classical Persian: نام(nâm)