German edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German name, from Old High German namo, from Proto-West Germanic *namō. Cognate with Dutch naam, Yiddish נאָמען (nomen), English name, West Frisian namme, Danish navn, Swedish namn.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaːmə/
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Noun edit

Name m (weak, genitive Namens, plural Namen)

  1. name (forename, Christian name, given name)
  2. name (surname, family name)
  3. name (full name)
  4. (grammar, in compounds) noun, examples include Eigenname (proper noun), Sammelname (collective noun) and Gattungsname (appellative or common noun). Note: Compounds which aren't hyponyms of substantive are rare and obsolete, like Hauptname or Dingname (substantive noun), Beiname (adjective noun), Fürname (pronoun).

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • Name” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Name” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  •   Name on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de
  • Name” in Duden online

Anagrams edit