A selection of articles related to placename etymology.
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- 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
- 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
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 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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