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Altaic etymology :

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Proto-Altaic: *ĺi̯ŏ́mo(ŋa)
Nostratic: Nostratic
Meaning: name; spell, divination
Russian meaning: имя; заклинание, гадание
Turkic: *jom, *jom(ŋ)ak
Mongolian: *dom, *domag
Tungus-Manchu: *nim-ŋā-
Korean: *ni'jaki
Japanese: *ná(N)
Comments: АПиПЯЯ 69, 110, 276, EAS 51. The verbal correlate for *naN 'name' in PJ is *nǝm- 'to pray'. The noun goes back to the suffixed form *ĺi̯ŏ́m(o)-ŋa (note the recurring *-ŋ-suffix in the reflexes: MKor. nì'jàkì also goes back to *nìŋa-ki < *nimŋa-ki with early cluster simplification). Despite Щербак 1997, 124-125, Mong. cannot be < Turk.
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Turkic etymology :

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Proto-Turkic: *jom, *jom(ŋ)ak
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 tale, legend 2 luck, omen 3 word 4 riddle
Russian meaning: 1 рассказ, притча 2 счастье, доброе предзнаменование 3 слово 4 загадка
Turkish: jom 2 (dial.)
Tatar: ǯomaq 4
Middle Turkic: jumaq 1 (Ettuhf.), jom 2 (AH)
Uzbek: ǯumbɔq 4
Sary-Yughur: lomaq 1
Turkmen: jomaq 'joke'
Khakassian: nɨmax 1, čōx 3
Shor: nɨbaq 1
Yakut: nomoq 1 (possibly < Mong.)
Kirghiz: ǯomoq 1
Kazakh: žumbaq 4
Noghai: jumaq 4
Bashkir: jomaq 4
Balkar: ǯomaq, zomaq 4
Karaim: jomaq 1
Karakalpak: žŭmbaq 4
Kumyk: jomaq 1
Comments: ЭСТЯ 4, 220-221, VEWT 206,119 (one root in two different places). Despite late attestation the root is no doubt archaic (it must have originally pertained to a shamanistic ritual).
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Mongolian etymology :

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Proto-Mongolian: *dom, *domag
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 magic 2 legend
Russian meaning: 1 колдовство 2 легенда, сказка
Written Mongolian: dom 1 (L 260), domaɣ 2 (L 261: domuɣ)
Middle Mongolian: domoxči 'blabber, chatterer' (SH)
Khalkha: dom, domog
Buriat: dom
Kalmuck: dom
Ordos: dom 1
Dagur: dom 1, domege 1 (MD 137)
Shary-Yoghur: dom 1, domog 2
Comments: KW 95, MGCD 224, 225.
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Tungus etymology :

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Proto-Tungus-Manchu: *nim-ŋā-
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: 1 to shamanize 2 fairy-tale
Russian meaning: 1 шаманить 2 сказка
Evenki: nimŋān- 1, nimŋākān 2
Even: ńịmqan 2
Negidal: ńamka- 1
Ulcha: ńịŋman- 1, ńịŋma(n) 2
Orok: nịŋman- 1, nịŋma 2
Nanai: nịŋmā̃ 2
Oroch: ńima 2
Udighe: nima`ŋku 2 (Корм. 266)
Comments: ТМС 1, 594.
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Korean etymology :

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Proto-Korean: *ni'jaki
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: tale, story
Russian meaning: рассказ
Modern Korean: ijagi
Middle Korean: ni'jaki
Comments: Nam 123, KED 1333.
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Japanese etymology :

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Proto-Japanese: *ná(N)
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: name
Russian meaning: имя
Old Japanese: na
Middle Japanese: nà
Tokyo: nà(mae)
Kyoto: nā̂
Kagoshima: ná, namáe
Nase: ná
Shuri: nā́
Hateruma: nàN
Yonakuni: nā́
Comments: JLTT 490. RJ has nà, but all modern dialects point unanimously to *ná(N). Final -N is indicated by Hateruma nàN.
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Nostratic etymology :

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Eurasiatic: *ĺVm(ŋ)V
Meaning: name
Borean: Borean
Indo-European: *(e)nomen-, <PIH *(e)lomen- ?>
Altaic: *ĺi̯ŏ́mo(ŋa)
Uralic: *nime (? *lime)
Chukchee-Kamchatkan: *jъmŋъl 'fairy-tale' (if not < TM); rather Chuk. *nǝnʒǝ ~ *nъnbъ 'name'
References: ОСНЯ 2, 82-83, ND 1552 *`nimʔV 'name, word'. [ND 1298 has a special *l̄umV 'magic, spell, fortune'; the distinction from 'name' is based on FV *l/ḷuma- 'charm, bewitch' and Arab. lamm-at 'fortune'. - maybe indeed two roots?]
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *(e)nomen-, <PIH *l- ?>
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: name
Hittite: laman- n. 'Name', lamnija- (I) 'nennen' (Friedrich 126, 127); h.l. at(a)man-, (?) Lyk. adâma(n)
Tokharian: A ñom, B ñem (PT *ñēm) 'name' (Adams 270)
Old Indian: nā́man- n. `name'
Avestan: nąman- 'Name'
Other Iranian: OPers nāma
Armenian: anun `Name'
Old Greek: ónoma, -atos n., aeol., dor. ónüma `Name'
Slavic: *jь̄́mę̄
Baltic: *emnen- m.
Germanic: *naman- n., m., *namn-a- n.; *nōm-ia- vb.
Latin: nōmen, -inis n. `Name, Benennung; Wesen; Begriff (von Einzelwesen und Völkern)
Other Italic: Umbr nome, numem, gen. nomner `Name'
Celtic: OIr ainm n-, pl. anmann `Name'; MCymr, Corn hanow `Name', MBret hanff, hanu, NBret hano `Name'
Albanian: geg. emǝr, tosk. ǝmǝn Name
Russ. meaning: имя
References: WP I 132
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Vasmer's dictionary :

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Word: и́мя
Near etymology: I., род. п. и́мени, укр. ᾽я́, íмени, блр. iмя́, др.-русск. имя, ст.-слав. имѩ, болг. и́ме, сербохорв. и̏мē, род. п. и̏мена, словен. imȇ, род. п. imȇna, др.-чеш. jmě, чеш. jméno, слвц. mеnо, польск. imię, род. п. imienia, miano (из *jьměn-), в.-луж. mjeno, н.-луж. ḿě, род. п. ḿеńа, полаб. jeimą. Праслав. *jьmę, *jьmene из *ьnmen-. Родственно др.-прусск. emmens, род. п. еmnеs "имя", ирл. ainm, алб. гег. еmёn, тоск. еmёr, греч. ὄνομα, арм. anun, др.-инд. nā́ma, ср. р., авест., др.-перс. nāman-, лат. nōmen, гот. namō, ср.-в.-н. be-nuomen "назвать", тохар. А ñоm "имя", В ñеm -- то же, хетт. lāman; см. Бернекер 1, 426; Траутман, Арr. Sprd. 326; ВSW 70; Бартоломэ, ВВ 17, 132; Хюбшман 420; Миккола, ВВ 22, 253; Вальде--Гофм. 2, 173 и сл.; Френкель, ВSрr. 43; Педерсен, Kelt. Gr. 1, 46.
Trubachev's comments: [Попытку объяснить из термина родового строя *jьm-men "принятый знак" от *jęti см. Исаченко, Studiе а рráсе Наvr., стр. 129; ср. еще Пизани, "Раidеiа", 12, No 5, 1957, стр. 271. -- Т.]
Pages: 2,129-130
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Baltic etymology :

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Proto-Baltic: *emnen- m.
Meaning: name
Indo-European etymology: Indo-European etymology
Old Prussian: emnes K III 33, 32, emmens K I 7:5; K II 13:3, acc. emnen `Name' K I 5:5
Comments: Jatv. nom(in)s name.
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *naman, *namna-n; *nōmian- vb.
Meaning: name
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: namō n. (n) `Name'
Old Norse: nafn n.
Swedish: namn
Old English: nama, -an m. `name; noun'
English: name
Old Frisian: noma
Old Saxon: namo
Middle Dutch: nāme m.; noemen
Dutch: naam m.; noemen, dial. nȫmen, nǖmen, naĕmn
Old Franconian: namo
Middle Low German: nāme; nōmen
Old High German: namo, gen. namen `Name' (8.Jh.), be-nuomen `nennen'
Middle High German: nam(e) wk./st. m. 'name, benennung; geschlecht; rang, würde, stand'; benuomen wk. 'mit namen nennen, anreden; namhaft machen; urkundlich verheissen'
German: Name m.
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 487
Root: en(o)mn̥-, (o)nomn̥, nōmn̥
English meaning: name
German meaning: `Name'
Material: Ai. nā́ma, Instr. Sg. nā́mnā, av. nāma `Name';

    arm. anun, Gen. anuan, nach Meillet Esquisse 48 aus *anuwn, *onomno-, nach EM2 675 aus *onōmno-;

    gr. ὄνομα (aus reduziertem *eno- mit Assimilation e - o), dial. ὄνυμα, *ἔνυμα in lak. ᾽Ενυμακαρτίδας, (reduziertes υ entstand vor μν aus dem Gen. *ἔνομνος), ἀνώνυμος, νώνυμνος `namenlos';

    alb. geg. emër, tosk. emën (*enmen-);

    lat. nōmen, -inis, n. umbr. nome, Abl. nomne `Name' und `Volk';

    air. ainmm n- n., Pl. anmann (*enmn̥-); acymr. anu, Pl. enuein, daraus ncymr. enw; corn. hanow, mbret. hanff, hanu, bret. ano;

    got. namo n., aisl. nafn n., ags. nama, ahd. namo m. `Name'; mit ō-Stufe afries. nōmia, mhd. be-nuomen `nennen';

    apr. emnes, emmens m. (*enmen-);

    slav. *ьmę, daraus *jьmę in aksl. imę, skr. ȉme, ačech. jmě, Gen. jmene, russ. ímja;

    toch. A ñem, В ñom;

    hitt. la-a-ma-an (lāman), mit Dissimilation des Anlauts;

    vgl. finno-ugr. näm, nam, nèm, namma, magyar. nēv `Name'.

References: WP. I 132, Feist 369 f., Schwyzer Gr. Gr. I 352, Hirt Idg. Gr. II 98, 121.
Pages: 321
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Uralic etymology :

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Number: 604
Proto: *nime (? *lime)
> Nostratic: > Nostratic
English meaning: name
German meaning: Name
Finnish: nimi (gen. nimen) 'Name'
Estonian: nimi (gen. nime) 'Name, Benennung, Titel'
Saam (Lapp): nâmmâ -m- (N) 'name, reputation', namma (L), namm (T), nømm (Kld. Not.), nøm, ni̊m (A) 'name'
Mordovian: ĺem, ĺäm (E), ĺem (M)
Mari (Cheremis): lǝm (KB), lüm (U B)
Udmurt (Votyak): ńim (S G), ńem (K)
Komi (Zyrian): ńim (S P PO) 'Name; Benennung'
Khanty (Ostyak): nem (V DN O) 'Name'
Mansi (Vogul): näm (TJ KU), nǟm (P), nam (So.)
Hungarian: név (acc. nevet) 'Name; Ruhm; (altung.) Wort'
Nenets (Yurak): ńumʔ (O), ńim (Nj.)
Enets (Yen): ńiʔ (Ch.)
Nganasan (Tawgi): ńim
Selkup: nim (Ta. Ke.), nep, nĕp (N)
Kamass: nim, nǝm
Janhunen's version: (58) *nimi
Sammalahti's version: *nimi
K. Redei's notes: *nim
Addenda: Koib. nim; Mot. nummede
Yukaghir parallels: niu, nim 'Name'
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Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology :

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Proto-Chukchee-Kamchatkan: *jъmŋъl
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning (Rus.): сказка
Proto-Chukchee-Koryak: *ĺъmŋъĺ < *ʒъmŋъl
Proto-Itelmen: *'amŋǝl
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Chukchee-Koryak etymology :

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Proto-Chukchee-Koryak: *ĺъmŋъĺ < *ʒъmŋъl
Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology: Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology
Meaning (Rus.): сказка
Chukchee: lǝ́mŋǝl (II)
Koryak: ĺǝmŋǝĺ (II)
Palan: ĺǝmŋǝĺ, lǝmŋǝĺ
Alutor: ĺǝmŋǝĺ
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Itelmen etymology :

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Proto-Itelmen: *'amŋǝl
Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology: Chukchee-Kamchatkan etymology
Meaning (Rus.): сказка
Itelmen: 'amŋel
Itelmen meaning: сказка
West Itelmen: 'amnal
West Itelmen meaning: fabula, narratio
West Itelmen meaning (Polish): bajka, opowiadanie
Number in Volodin 1976: 30
Stebnitsky reference: 104
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Long-range etymologies :

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Borean (approx.) : LVMNV
Meaning : name
Eurasiatic : *ĺVm(ŋ)V
Afroasiatic : *nab- (nam- and lam- in some Omot.)
Sino-Caucasian : ST *(r)miǝ̆ŋ
Austric : ? Tai *lān name
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Afroasiatic etymology :

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Proto-Afro-Asiatic: *nab-
Meaning: call by name
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
Semitic: *nVbVʔ- 'call' 1, 'speak' 2, 'nominate' 3
Western Chadic: *nab- 'read, count'
Omotic: *nab- 'name'
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Semitic etymology :

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Number: 603
Proto-Semitic: *nVbVʔ-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'call' 1, 'speak' 2, 'nominate' 3
Akkadian: nabû 1
Hebrew: nbʔ 2
Epigraphic South Arabian: nbʔ 2
Geʕez (Ethiopian): nbb 2
Jibbali: enbe 3
Soqotri: nbʔ 3
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West Chadic etymology :

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Proto-WChadic: *nab-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: read, count
Tangale: nabị [JgT]
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Omotic etymology :

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Proto-Omotic: *nab-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'name'
Hamer: nabi, naabi
Notes: Deverbative formation.
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