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EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from pseudonymous, from French pseudonyme (pseudonymous, adjective), from Ancient Greek ψευδώνυμος (pseudṓnumos), from ψευδής (pseudḗs, false) and ὄνυμα (ónuma), from ὄνομα (ónoma, name). Alternatively, analyzable as pseudo- +‎ -onym.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈs(j)uː.dəʊ.nɪm/, /ˈsu.də.nɪm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsudoʊnɪm/
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NounEdit

pseudonym (plural pseudonyms)

  1. A fictitious name, as those used by writers and movie stars.
    The Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson wrote "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.
    • c. 1911, H. G. Wells, The Obliterated Man
      I doubt, indeed, whether I should not abandon the struggle altogether—leave this sad world of ordinary life for which I am so ill fitted, abandon the name of Cummins for some professional pseudonym, complete my self-effacement, and—a thing of tricks and tatters, of posing and pretence—go upon the stage.
    • 1928, H.P. Lovecraft, Supernatural Horror in Literature
      The best example of its literary use so far are the German novel The Golem, by Gustav Meyrink, and the drama The Dybbuk, by the jewish writer using the pseudonym "Ansky".

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

pseudonym m

  1. pseudonym

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sœvdonyːm/, [sœwd̥oˈnyːˀm]

NounEdit

pseudonym n (singular definite pseudonymet, plural indefinite pseudonymer)

  1. pseudonym

InflectionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pseudonym

  1. pseudonymous

InflectionEdit

Inflection of pseudonym
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular pseudonym 2
Neuter singular pseudonymt 2
Plural pseudonyme 2
Definite attributive1 pseudonyme
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pseudonym (not comparable)

  1. pseudonymous

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ψευδώνυμος (pseudṓnumos)

NounEdit

pseudonym n (definite singular pseudonymet, indefinite plural pseudonym or pseudonymer, definite plural pseudonyma or pseudonymene)

  1. a pseudonym

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ψευδώνυμος (pseudṓnumos)

NounEdit

pseudonym n (definite singular pseudonymet, indefinite plural pseudonym, definite plural pseudonyma)

  1. a pseudonym

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