Definitions for namaˈnɑ mɑ, -mə; nəˈmɑ kwə

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  1. Nama(ProperNoun)

    A Khoisan language of Namibia.

  2. Nama(ProperNoun)

    A language of Papua New Guinea

  3. Origin: From namô, from h₁nḗh₃mn̥. Cognate with Old Saxon namo (Dutch naam), Old High German namo (German Name), Old Norse nafn (Swedish namn), Gothic 033D0330033C0349. The Indo-European root is also the source of Ancient Greek ὄνομα, Latin nomen, Old Irish ainm (Irish ainm), Old Church Slavonic имѧ (Russian имя).


  1. Nama

    Nama is a genus of herbaceous plants belonging to the family Boraginaceae. Most are found in North America.

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