nominate etymology

English word nominate comes from Proto-Uralic *nime (Name.)

Detailed word origin of nominate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*nime Proto-Uralic (urj-pro) Name.
*h₁nómn̥ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Name.
nominis Latin (lat)
nomino Latin (lat) I accuse, arraign.. I make famous.. I name, give a name to, call by name.. I nominate for office.
nominatus Latin (lat)
nominate English (eng) (obsolete) To entitle, confer a name upon.. To name someone as a candidate for a particular role or position, including that of an office. (zoology) nominotypical.

Words with the same origin as nominate

Descendants of *nime
anonymous name nickname nominee reservation surname