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onoma-, onomato-

The combining form onoma- or onomato- means "name, word."

  • Onomastics is the study and history of names.
  • "Moo" is an onomatopoeic word—a word that names a sound by imitating it.
  • Those who suffer from onomatophobia have an abnormal fear of names.