nom-, nomen-, nomin-, -nomia, -nomic

(Latin: name)

Don't confuse this element with the Greek nomo- which means "law"; or with nomo- meaning "meadow, pasture" and by extension, "acute ulcerative process" and "gangrene".

1. A name, appellation, designation.
2. The act of assigning names to things.
3. A list or collection of names or particulars; a catalogue, a register.
4. A list or collection of words or terms, especially those connected with a particular language or subject; a glossary, a vocabulary.
5. The system or set of names for things, etc., commonly employed by a person or community.
6. The terminology of a science.
7. The collective names given (or to be given) to places in a district or region.
8. A particular set or system of names or designations.
nomenclature terms (or names)
One who devises a nomenclature.
Nomina stultorum parietibus haerent.
Fools' names stick to the walls [of buildings].

A reference to graffiti, as in

Fools' names, like fools' faces,
Are always found in public places.
1. Acting or being something in name only, but not in reality.
2. Representing very little cost when compared with the actual value received.
3. Relating to a noun or a group of words that functions as a noun.
4. Assigned to a named person, and bearing that person’s name.
5. Relating to or consisting of a name or names.
6. A word or group of words that functions as a noun.
The philosophical doctrine that there are no realities other than concrete individual objects.
nominalize, nominalization
1. To change a part of speech into a noun by the addition of a suffix.
2. To change an underlying clause by a syntactic process or series of rules so that it functions like a noun.
1. To suggest (name) someone for appointment or election to a position or for an honor or award.
2. To appoint (name) someone to a position, or make someone responsible for a duty.
A suggestion (naming) of someone for appointment or election to a position or for receiving an honor or award.
1. In grammar, relating or belonging to the case used in some languages to designate a noun or pronoun that is functioning as the subject of a clause or sentence.
2. Appointed (named) or suggested for election to an office or position.
Nomine digna. (Latin motto)
Translation: "May it be worthy of the name."

Motto of the former African country of Rhodesia.

1. Someone who has been suggested (named) for a position, honor, or award, or as a candidate for office.
2. A person or group that holds title to a security or piece of real estate but is not actually the holder or owner.

Related "name" units: onomato-; -onym.