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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin nuncupātīvus (nominal).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /nʌŋˈkup.ə.tɪv/, /nʌŋˈkjup.ə.tɪv/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: nun‧cu‧pa‧tive

AdjectiveEdit

nuncupative (not comparable)

  1. Oral; not written.
    a nuncupative will, i.e. one made by word of mouth only, and depending on oral testimony for proof
  2. (obsolete) Publicly or solemnly declaratory.
  3. (obsolete) Nominal; existing only in name.

Derived termsEdit


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AdjectiveEdit

nuncupative

  1. feminine of nuncupatif

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From nūncupātīvus (nominal).

AdverbEdit

nūncupātīvē (not comparable)

  1. nominally

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