Discussion in 'Jukwaa la Lugha' started by Ntaramuka, Sep 10, 2008.
Hivi mtu mwenye jina kama lako (wa jina, somo) kwa kiingereza unamwitaje?
..Mi nimuita Name mate au ?????
Kwa Kiingereza ni "Namesake"
Namesake: one that has the same name as another; especially : one who is named after another or for whom another is named... Tazama, Kamusi ya Merrian-Webster: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/namesake
Wikipedia ina maelezo zaidi, historia, matumizi nk, bofya: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namesake
...sometimes "name's sake") is a term used to characterize a person, place, thing, quality, action, state, or idea that is called after, or named out of regard to, another. For example, if a target person, place, or thing is named after a source person, place, or thing, then the name target is said to be the namesake of the name source. First recorded in 1646 to mean "person named for the sake of someone", the reference to something being a namesake of something else imports a connection between the two that extends beyond sharing similarly looking names to one of a shared name, usually called the same name. Namesake may be distinguished from eponym in that a namesake usually includes a "sake" connection to the source name whereas an eponym name merely is derived from a source name without an additional sake connection...