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Meaning of "prothonotary" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PROTHONOTARY

From Medieval Latin prōthonotārius, from prōtho-proto- + Late Latin notāriusnotary.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PROTHONOTARY

prothonotary  [ˌprəʊθəˈnəʊtərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PROTHONOTARY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Prothonotary is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PROTHONOTARY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Prothonotary

The word prothonotary is recorded in English since 1447, as "principal clerk of a court," from L.L. prothonotarius, from Greek protonotarios "first scribe," originally the chief of the college of recorders of the court of the Byzantine Empire, from Greek πρῶτος protos "first" + Latin notarius; the -h- appeared in Medieval Latin. The title was awarded to certain high-ranking notaries.

Definition of prothonotary in the English dictionary

The definition of prothonotary in the dictionary is a chief clerk in certain law courts.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PROTHONOTARY


contributory
kənˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ
coterie
ˈkəʊtərɪ
dextrorotary
ˌdɛkstrəʊˈrəʊtərɪ
distributary
dɪˈstrɪbjʊtərɪ
esotery
ˈɛsəʊtərɪ
executory
ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtərɪ
interlocutory
ˌɪntəˈlɒkjʊtərɪ
laevorotary
ˌliːvəʊˈrəʊtərɪ
levorotary
ˌliːvəʊˈrəʊtərɪ
locomotory
ˌləʊkəˈməʊtərɪ
motory
ˈməʊtərɪ
notary
ˈnəʊtərɪ
otary
ˈəʊtərɪ
protonotary
ˌprəʊtəʊˈnəʊtərɪ
retributory
rɪˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ
rotary
ˈrəʊtərɪ
salutary
ˈsæljʊtərɪ
statutory
ˈstætjʊtərɪ
tributary
ˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ
votary
ˈvəʊtərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PROTHONOTARY

prothalamia
prothalamion
prothalamium
prothalli
prothallia
prothallial
prothallic
prothallium
prothalloid
prothallus
prothesis
prothetic
prothetically
prothonotarial
prothonotariat
prothonotaries
prothoraces
prothoracic
prothorax
prothrombin

WORDS THAT END LIKE PROTHONOTARY

commentary
complementary
complimentary
dietary
documentary
elementary
hereditary
military
momentary
monetary
parliamentary
planetary
proprietary
sanitary
secretary
solitary
supplementary
the military
unitary
voluntary

Synonyms and antonyms of prothonotary in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «prothonotary» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PROTHONOTARY

Find out the translation of prothonotary to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of prothonotary from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «prothonotary» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

prothonotary
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

protonotario
570 millions of speakers

English

prothonotary
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

prothonotary
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الموظف الرئيسي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

prothonotary
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

prothonotary
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

prothonotary
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

protonotaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Prothonotary
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Protonotar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

首席書記官
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

prothonotary
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Prothonotary
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

prothonotary
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

prothonotary
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रथोनोटरी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

başkatip
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

protonotario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prothonotary
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

prothonotary
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

prothonotary
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

prothonotary
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

prothonotary
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

prothonotary
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

prothonotary
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of prothonotary

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PROTHONOTARY»

The term «prothonotary» is regularly used and occupies the 64.678 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PROTHONOTARY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «prothonotary» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «prothonotary» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about prothonotary

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PROTHONOTARY»

Discover the use of prothonotary in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to prothonotary and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania
Tax on certain Offices- D. R. Porter, prothonotary of Huntingdon co. 155 OG John W. Cunningham, prothonotary ofChcster 74 27 J. M. Snowden, reg. and rec. Allegheny 119 30 John Lisle, prot. district court of Philadelphia 3,310 3.0 Richard  ...
Samuel Hazard, 1836
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The Register of Pennsylvania
TAX ON OFFICES. William M'Candless, prothonotary, Allegheny county $443 13 John Addams, late proth'y, Berks 151 06 Daniel Hhoads, late register do. 35 61 Wm. Williamson, late proth'y, Chester 133 29 John Pearce, former register, do.
‎1831
3
Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of Public Charities
Prothonotary, etc. Clerk of courts. Prothonotary, etc Clerk quarter sessions. Prothonotary, etc Prothonotary, etc. Clerk quarter sessions. Clerk quarter sessions. Prothonotary, etc, Prothonotary, etc. Prothonotary, etc. Prothonotary, etc Clerk of ...
Pennsylvania. Board of Public Charities, 1888
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NINTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF COMMINIONERS OF PUBLIC ...
Prothonotary, Ac. Clerk of Quar. Sess., Prothonotary, Ac. Prothonotary, Ac. Clerk of Quar. Sessions. Clerk of Quar. Sess., Ac. Prothonotary, Ac. Prothonotary, Ac. Prothonotary, Ac. Prothonotary, Ac. Clerk of Courts. Prothonotary, Ac. Prothonotary ...
‎1879
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Legislative Documents, Comprising the Department and Other ...
NAME. ADDRESS_ TITLE. Adams, . . J. L. Pittenturf, . . Gettysburg, Clerk of Courts. Allegheny, . . . A. H. Rowand, Jr., Pittsburgh, Clerk of Quar. Sees, Ace. Armstrong,. . . A. H. Stitt, . Kittanning, Prothonotary,&o. Beaver, . . . . . C.A.Griifin, Beaver, .
Pennsylvania, 1881
6
Official Documents, Comprising the Department and Other Reports
Prothonotary, eto. Clinton, . . . . John F. Brown, . . Lock Haven,. . . Prothonotary, etc. Columbia, William H. Snyder, Bloomsburg, . . . Prothonotary, etc. Crawford, James Graham, . Meadville, '. . . . Clerk of Courts. Cumberland . John Zinn, .
Pennsylvania, 1887
7
Report of the State Treasurer on the Finances
Jones, Prothonotary, Mercer County, 1916 James B. Sheehan, Register, Philadelphia County 217 77 239 18 9. William B. Kirker, Clerk of Court, Allegheny County William B. Kirker, Prothonotary, Allegheny County I. T. Campbell, Prothonotary, ...
Pennsylvania. Treasury, 1918
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Annual Report of the State Treasurer on the Finances of the ...
Recorder, Somerset County, . . 74 79 V. L. Greeley. Prothonotary, Crawford County. 31 77 Harry S. Frederick, Prothonotary, Montgomery County 58 20 Edson J. Calin, Prothonotary. Tioga County, 1(5 00 Alfred E. Swoyer, Prothonotary, Wayne ...
Pennsylvania. Treasury, 1920
9
Laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: from the ...
... paid into the treasury of the county of Perry. Si-:c'r. 6. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, Offieers to That the sheriff, treasurer, prothonotary and all such oflicers as are El'“°°'"'i'Y- by law required to give surety for the faithful ...
Pennsylvania, 1822
10
How to File for Divorce in Pennsylvania
Once you prepare all the necessary forms, it is time to file your case with the prothonotary. First, make at least three copies of each form (the original for the prothonotary, one copy for yourself, one for your spouse, and one extra—just in case ...
Rebecca DeSimone, Edward Haman, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PROTHONOTARY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term prothonotary is used in the context of the following news items.
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Levy elected to leadership post in Pa. Prothonotaries' assn.
NORRISTOWN Montgomery County Prothonotary Mark Levy was elected last week as a vice president of the Pennsylvania Association of Prothonotaries and ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
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Montgomery County Prothonotary elected Vice President of state …
COURTHOUSE >> Montgomery County Prothonotary Mark Levy has been elected vice president of the Pennsylvania Association of Prothonotaries and Clerks ... «The Times Herald, Jul 15»
3
Prothonotary's Office going after those who owe big
Prothonotary Emmy Arnett warned that those who didn't pay off the debt or make payment arrangements by July 2 could end up with a contempt of court citation. «Meadville Tribune, Jul 15»
4
Joan Wagner will run for prothonotary in the fall
A prothonotary runs an office in the courthouse that is responsible for keeping court records of civil cases — including divorces, custody and protection from ... «Chambersburg Public Opinion, Jun 15»
5
Cumberland County prothonotary adds e-Filing system
The new e-Filing system can be accessed by visiting ccpa.net/prothonotary or onbaseweb.ccpa.net/eFiling. Copyright 2015 The Sentinel. All rights reserved. «The Sentinel, May 15»
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Democrats to choose between experienced prothonotary candidates
Democrats in Washington County will have a choice between two experienced candidates seeking the party's nomination Tuesday to succeed Prothonotary ... «Observer-Reporter, May 15»
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Why I am running for prothonotary
The prothonotary is the “clerk of courts” for civil litigation and oversees an office of more than 20 employees and a budget exceeding $1 million. As an attorney ... «LancasterOnline, May 15»
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Kelle Hankins announces write-in campaign for prothonotary
PIKE COUNTY - Businesswoman and Democrat Kelle Hankins announced her write-in candidacy for Pike County Prothonotary at an informal gathering of ... «NEagle, May 15»
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Centre County commissioners OK expanding legal services for …
The Centre County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to expand the services of a law firm representing the Prothonotary's Office at a meeting on ... «Centre Daily Times, Apr 15»
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Deputy sheriff to run for county prothonotary
A deputy sheriff and former county detective announced Monday that he will run for prothonotary of Schuylkill County. Leo A. Securda, 29, a Cass Township ... «Republican & Herald, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Prothonotary [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/prothonotary>. Aug 2020 ».
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