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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of nomen.

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  • The Latins called accounts of money rationes, and accounting ratiocinatio; and that which we in bills or books of account call ‘items’ they call nomina, that is ‘names, ’ and thence it seems to proceed that they extended the word ratio to the faculty of reckoning in all other things.

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  • The Latins called accounts of money rationes, and accounting, ratiocinatio: and that which we in bills or books of account call items, they called nomina; that is, names: and thence it seems to proceed that they extended the word ratio to the faculty of reckoning in all other things.

    Leviathan

  • The Latins called accounts of money rationes, and accounting, ratiocinatio: and that which we in bills or books of account call items, they called nomina; that is, names: and thence it seems to proceed that they extended the word ratio to the faculty of reckoning in all other things.

    Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth ecclesiasticall and civill

  • Other common abbreviations — also known as Christograms — include the INRI (from the Latin for “Jesus Nazarene, King of the Jews”) on crucifixes, the IHS (from the first three letters in “Jesus” in Greek) on tombstones, or the contracted nomina sacra in early Greek scriptures.

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  • Other common abbreviations — also known as Christograms — include the INRI (from the Latin for “Jesus Nazarene, King of the Jews”) on crucifixes, the IHS (from the first three letters in “Jesus” in Greek) on tombstones, or the contracted nomina sacra in early Greek scriptures.

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  • Clearly, naming things is one of the major themes of the book, and the nature of signs (as in semiotics as well as the paranoid mediaeval style), is what Eco is really interested in, hence the title and the latin riddle that finishes the novel: Stat rosa pristina nomine, nomina nuda tenemus.

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  • The "fear" was that words like "op" would be used as nomina.

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