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Meaning of "protonotary" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PROTONOTARY

protonotary  [ˌprəʊtəʊˈnəʊtərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PROTONOTARY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Protonotary 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 PROTONOTARY 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.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PROTONOTARY


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
prothonotary
ˌprəʊθəˈnəʊtərɪ
retributory
rɪˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ
rotary
ˈrəʊtərɪ
salutary
ˈsæljʊtərɪ
statutory
ˈstætjʊtərɪ
tributary
ˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ
votary
ˈvəʊtərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PROTONOTARY

proton
proton microscope
proton number
proton-pump inhibitor
protonate
protonation
protonema
protonemal
protonemata
protonematal
protonic
protonotarial
protonotariat
protonotaries
protopathic
protopathy
protophilic
protophloem
protophyte
protophytic

WORDS THAT END LIKE PROTONOTARY

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 protonotary in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «protonotary» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PROTONOTARY

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The translations of protonotary from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «protonotary» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

protonotary
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

protonotario
570 millions of speakers

English

protonotary
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

protonotary
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

protonotary
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

protonotary
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

protonotary
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

protonotary
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

protonotaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Protonotari
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Protonotar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

protonotary
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

protonotary
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Protonotary
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

protonotary
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

protonotary
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रोटोनॉटरी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

protonotary
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

protonotario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

protonotary
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

protonotary
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

protonotary
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

protonotary
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

griffier
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

protonotary
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

proto
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of protonotary

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PROTONOTARY»

The term «protonotary» is used very little and occupies the 182.454 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PROTONOTARY» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PROTONOTARY»

Discover the use of protonotary in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to protonotary and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The civil history of the Kingdom of Naples: In two volumes
BUT in the Reigns of the Normans, Suevi, and of the Families of Anjou and Aragon, the Office and Power of the Great Protonotary was too extensive: His chief Business was not to make Notaries and Judges, but, as we have said elsewhere, ...
Pietro Giannone, 1731
2
A Bishop's Tale: Mathias Hovius Among His Flock in ...
But the first sure and open conflict between archbishop and protonotary occurred only in , shortly after they had teamed upfortheiringloriousconquestofAffligem.Theinitialcauseofthe conflict was the protonotary's plan, supposedly ...
Craig Harline, Eddy Put, 2008
3
Dom Casmurro
Uncle Cosme, seeing himself exalted in his partner at cards, repeated: “ Protonotary apostolic!" And turning to me: “Prepare yourself, Bentinho; one day you might be a protonotary apostolic.” Cabral listened to the repetition of the title with ...
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, 1997
4
Records of the Reformation: The Divorce 1527-1533. Mostly ...
The Divorce 1527-1533. Mostly Now for the First Time Printed from Mss. in the British Museum, the Public Record Office, the Venetian Archives and Other Libraries Nicholas Pocock. protonotary, that for making of brute by the let of his person, ...
Nicholas Pocock, 1870
5
A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Kal-Zoe
The office [of the protonotary] is evident from the name ; for he is the first of the notaries or scribes " (Codinus, de Offic. Palat. C. P. v. 41, ed. Bekk.). In a very ancient Xotitia Officialium, or " catalogue raisonne" of church officials at C. P., printed ...
Sir William Smith, Samuel Cheetham, 1880
6
A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation ...
Jlom.). [C. H.] PROTONOTARITJS. By this hybrid word the Greeks denoted the ecclesiastical officer at Constantinople, who had his counterpart at Rome in the primicerius notariorum. " The office [of the protonotary] is evident from the name ; for ...
Sir William Smith, Samuel Cheetham, 1880
7
The civil history of the kingdom of Naples
S UFC l-I was the Office and Power of' the Great Protonotary in the Times osthe abovemention'd Kin s. His chief Business was not to make Notarie's, and Fetis- ces Cbartrriarii, but cool antlg to attend the King's Pcrsbn, receive the Petitions and ...
P. Giannone
8
A New System of Geography: In which is Given a General ...
The Protonotary together with the principal Secretaries, and two other persons, as assistants, constitute a Chancery-College. 2. The German Chancery, which was instituted in 1688, and consists of a Protonotary, a Chancery Sollicitor, and ...
Anton Friedrich Büsching, Patrick Murdoch, 1762
9
A Treatise On Ecclesiastical Heraldry
SO are the arms of the Protonotary DE BERNAGE: Barry of six or and gules, on ear/e piece of the last five saltz'res couped argent (Plate IV., fig. 1, and see l' Amzorz'al Um'oersel, planche 73, Paris, 1679); and those of the Protonotary ...
John Woodward
10
Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2 Studies from the Chronicles of Rome
the Pope. But Orsini retorted swiftly, 'lifting' horses and cattle that belonged to his enemies and making prisoners of their retainers. Among others he took two men who belonged to the Protonotary. And the latter, unable to leave Rome in safety,  ...
F. Marion Crawford, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PROTONOTARY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term protonotary is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Funeral Services for Former St. Catherine of Siena Pastor …
Pope John Paul II promoted him as a Protonotary Apostolic (highest rank of Monsignor), in February 1986. Monsignor Genuario, besides being a resident at St. «Patch.com, Jun 15»
2
Msgr. Joseph Stoerlein, 91, dean of parishes
In 1973, Pope Paul VI named him a monsignor, and in 1984, Pope John Paul II named him protonotary apostolic, an honor granted to monsignors. As the dean ... «Philly.com, Apr 15»
3
Msgr. McNamee, Long-Time Scouter, Dies at Age 90
He was invested with the title of Protonotary Apostolic Supernumerary, the highest rank of monsignor, by Pope John Paul II on May 11, 1999. Msgr. McNamee ... «The Obeserver, Mar 15»
4
Monsignor Raymond J. Wahl
ROCKFORD – Monsignor Raymond J. Wahl, 87, Juris Canonici Doctor, Protonotary Apostolic, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at OSF Saint Anthony Medical ... «SaukValley.com, Feb 15»
5
Mgr Peter McGuire
In recognition of his long years of service in both capacities he was appointed a Protonotary Apostolic by Pope St. John Paul II in June 2003. From 2003 until ... «Yorkshire Post, Jan 15»
6
Tributes to former Dean of Leeds Cathedral
He stood down from both roles in 2003 but his long service was recognised by Pope St John Paul II who appointed him Protonotary Apostolic. Mr Finnigan said: ... «Yorkshire Evening Post, Jan 15»
7
'Bring people to Christ,' new society is told
Pope Bendict also appointed Msgr. Steenson as the founding “ordinary”, and elevated him to the rank of protonotary apostolic, the highest rank of monsignor. «The Catholic Key, Feb 14»
8
Pope limits 'monsignor' title for priests at least 65 years old
Five Cebu monsignors have the title Protonotary Apostolic, the highest among the three grades of monsignor: Msgr. Adelito Abella, Msgr. Esteban Binghay, ... «Inquirer.net, Jan 14»
9
Pope limits 'monsignor' honour for diocesan priests
Of the three grades of monsignor – apostolic protonotary, honorary prelate of His Holiness and chaplain of His Holiness – only the last will be available to ... «Catholic Herald Online, Jan 14»
10
The next Pope must think seriously about married priests – because …
Gill Newton, a schoolteacher, is married to Mgr Keith Newton, who holds the title of protonotary apostolic – the highest rank of monsignor in the Roman Catholic ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Feb 13»

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