proper names

proper names

Philosophy dictionary. . 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • List of proper names of stars — This is a list of proper names for stars, mostly derived from Arabic and Latin. See also the list of stars by constellation, which gives variant names, derivations, and magnitudes. Of the roughly 10,000 stars visible to the naked eye, only few… …   Wikipedia

  • suffixes added to proper names — 1. The suffix most commonly used to form nouns and adjectives relating to people s names (usually writers, artists, composers, etc., or founders of dynasties) is an or ian, and one of the oldest formations of this type is Virgilian (first… …   Modern English usage

  • logically proper names — logically proper name …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Charette (proper names) — See also Charrette (disambiguation)* François Athanase de Charette de la Contrie was a French chief of the counter revolutionary insurrection * William R. Charette was a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions during the Korean War * Hervé de… …   Wikipedia

  • Proper noun — Proper name and common noun redirect here. For the philosophy of language concept, see Proper name (philosophy). For the counterpart to scientific names for species, see Common name. A proper noun or proper name is a noun representing a unique… …   Wikipedia

  • proper — [präp′ər] adj. [ME propre < OFr < L proprius, one s own] 1. specially adapted or suitable to a specific purpose or specific conditions; appropriate [the proper tool for a job] 2. naturally belonging or peculiar (to) [weather proper to… …   English World dictionary

  • NAMES — In the Bible Biblical proper names, together with proper names in Old South Arabic, Canaanite (East or Proto Canaanite, Ugaritic, and Phoenician), Old Aramaic, Akkadian, and – with some reservations – Old Egyptian, comprise one division of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Proper name — A proper name [is] a word that answers the purpose of showing what thing it is that we are talking about writes John Stuart Mill in A System of Logic (1. ii. 5.), but not of telling anything about it . The problem of defining proper names, and of …   Wikipedia

  • Names of God in Judaism — Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • proper name — noun a noun that denotes a particular thing; usually capitalized • Syn: ↑proper noun • Ant: ↑common noun (for: ↑proper noun) • Hypernyms: ↑noun * * * …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.