Family name Atlas of German-speaking Switzerland

The new project has been started in Bern on February 1st 2022. It is the largest project for the research of Swiss surnames: „Family name atlas of German-speaking Switzerland. With perspectives on the Swiss Romance-language regions“ (short FDS) or in German: “Familiennamenatlas der Deutschschweiz. Mit Ausblicken auf die romanischen Sprachgebiete”: https://www.familiennamenatlas.unibe.ch/

Personal Names: an introduction to Brazilian anthroponymy

Autoria:Eduardo Tadeu Roque AmaralMárcia Sipavicius Seide “Personal names: an introduction to Brazilian anthroponymy”, authored by Eduardo Tadeu Roque Amaral and Márcia Sipavicius Seide, Brazilian researchers specialized in the area of lexical studies, specifically focused on the discussion of personal names, fills an existing gap in Linguistics in Brazil, more specifically regarding onomastic studies, since...

Onomastic investigations from a cognitive approach

Reszegi Katalin. Kognitív szemléletű névtudományi vizsgálatok.  A Magyar Névarchívum Kiadványai 54. Debrecen, Debreceni Egyetemi Kiadó, 2022. 264 lap. (with an English summary, Cognitive approach in onomastics, 211-226) This book presents the several aspects of name giving and name usage within a cognitive framework, using the most influential theories of cognitive...

Lecture “The lexical load of proper names for second language readers”

The lecture series Onomastics Online continued on 11 April 2022 with a presentation given by Dr. Kimberly Klassen (Tokyo Woman’s Christian University) with the title “The lexical load of proper names for second language readers of English”. 0:00 – 3:21 Introduction 3:21 – 50:55 Presentation 50:55 – 1:10:29 Discussion For more information about the...

3rd ‘Onomastics Online’ Lecture on April 11, 2022

Onomastics Online11 April 2022, 10:00 AM (UTC)Dr. Kimberly Klassen (Tokyo Woman’s Christian University)The lexical load of proper names for second language readers of English Abstract: It is widely assumed by vocabulary researchers of English as a second language (L2) that proper names do not present a burden to L2 readers: the initial capital letter...

Lecture “Toponyms and Landmarks as Cognitive Maps”

The lecture series Onomastics Online continued on 31 March 2022 with a presentation given by Martin Thiering (RWTH Aachen University) with the title “Toponyms and Landmarks as Cognitive Maps in Dene Chipewyan and Eipomek”. 0:00 – 3:54 Introduction 3:54 – 42:28 Presentation 42:28 – 1:33:48 Discussion For more information about the lecture series, please...

News archive

News categories

Recent Comments

    News archive