numisma

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin numisma, numismatis ‎(coin), variant of Latin nomisma. A transliteration of Ancient Greek νόμισμα ‎(nómisma), for current money, coin, usage, lit. "what has been sanctioned by custom or use," from νομίζειν ‎(nomízein), to use customarily, itself from νόμος ‎(nómos). Related to French numismatique. See numismatic and nomisma.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /njuː.ˈmɪz.mə/

NounEdit

numisma ‎(plural numismata)

In modern usage, money or currency; rarely, coinage, esp. with connotation as a means to control a monetary system (i.e., as coinage can mean a monetary system). Archaically, a byzant (specific gold coin). In ancient use, the current coin of a state.

Usage notesEdit

See numismatic and nomisma.

Related termsEdit

See numismatics, and other derived and related terms there.

See alsoEdit


InterlinguaEdit

EtymologyEdit

See etymology subsection under English.

NounEdit

numisma ‎(plural numismas)

  1. coin

LatinEdit

NounEdit

numisma n ‎(genitive numismatis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of nomisma

InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative numisma numismata
genitive numismatis numismatum
dative numismatī numismatibus
accusative numisma numismata
ablative numismate numismatibus
vocative numisma numismata

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