A selection of articles related to placename etymology.
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- Norse God of Mischief, Trickery. Divine Catalyst, Breaker of Stagnation, Force for change. Giant brother of Odin. Loki wavers between a weal-bringing culture-hero/trickster and a woe-bringing destroyer. He is responsible for getting the gods most of their...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
- Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
- The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
- Last year I wrote the Hagalaz article while snowed in. Later in the year I somehow managed to get the Nauthiz article written. (Library School is going well, got 3 A's and a B, should be finished by the end of 99, and in the spirit of Wunjo, a moderate "h...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Placename Etymology is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Placename Etymology books and related discussion.
Suggested Pdf Resources
- Chicagoua/Chicago: The Origin, Meaning, and Etymology of a Place
- Etymology of a Place Name. JOHN F. SWENSON.
- Slovene Place Names with the Suffix -ina: Some Difficult Cases and
- Slovenian place names in the Slovene language that began in the first half of the 19th century thus could not follow the historical and etymological principle.
- names (anthroponomastics), and place names (toponomastics).
- 8 IS': PLACENAMES IN THE ROPER
- L. Herclls, F. Hodges and J.
Suggested News Resources
- How Did Soho Get Its Name?
- Few place names in London or elsewhere roll off the tongue like Soho. It's a salaciously dangerous whisper of a word, like that of an exotic club you should steer well clear of. But where was the evocative moniker conjured from in the first place?
Suggested Web Resources
- AMERICAN ETYMOLOGY - radicalcartography
- Radical Cartography, brought to you by Bill Rankin.
- Placename Etymology - GenWiki
- Sep 19, 2006 The current form of a placename is often a corruption or hypercorrection of the archaic form, and thus may not carry the original meaning.
- 2 - Online Etymology Dictionary
- The meaning "sharp" is peculiar to English: of blades and edges early 13c., 1690s in northern dialect, but frequent in place names, from O.N.
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