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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...

Hydronyms in the Ostravice River Basin

New book release – Kristýna Kovářová: Hydronymie povodí Ostravice: jména řek, potoků, rybníků a studánek Kovářová’s new book presents research into the hydronymy of Ostravice River Basin in the Moravian-Silesian Region (Czech Republic), i.e. the names of hydrographic features within...

Geograpical names in a Border Region after 1945

New book release – Tereza Klemensová: Zeměpisné názvy v pohraničí po roce 1945: na příkladu okresu Jeseník Klemensová’s new book focuses on toponyms (place names, minor place names and street names) in Czech border region – the former...

“Names as Metaphors in Shakespeare’s Comedies” is finally available

The book of Prof. Grant W. Smith “Names as Metaphors in Shakespeare’s Comedies” is finally available in paper format. Enjoy a 30% off promo code UCDY30 until February 6, 2022. Prof. Grant Smith is a well-known researcher with an excellent reputation in the onomastic world. For several decades he has had an intense activity,...

Proceedings of Names in the Economy 6 International Conference

The Economy in Names. Values, Branding and Globalization This volume presents a selection of revised and edited papers given at the sixth conference on Names in the Economy (NITE), which was held in Uppsala in June 2019. The focus of this volume, and at NITE 6, is mainly the economy or economic aspects hidden...

Names and Naming: Multicultural Aspects

We would like to draw your attention to the new book “Names and Naming / Multicultural Aspects”. This edited book examines names and naming policies, trends and practices in a variety of multicultural contexts across America, Europe, Africa and Asia. In the first part of the book, the authors take theoretical and practical approaches to...

Proceedings of the International Onomastic Conference in Bulgaria

Dear colleagues, We are glad to inform you that the e-edition of the Proceedings of the International Onomastic Conference “Anthroponyms and Anthroponymic Researches in the Beginning of 21stCentury”, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of prof. Yordan Zaimov, Dr. Sc. (1921-1987) 20-22 April 2021 has been published on the official web-site of Prof. Marin Drinov Publishing House of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences: https://press.bas.bg/en/eBooks-105/show-106(29). Organizing committee

Names as Metaphors in Shakespeare’s Comedies

We are delighted to present to you the recent work of our colleague Prof. Grant W. Smith (Eastern Washington University). Prof. Grant Smith is a well-known researcher with an excellent reputation in the onomastic world. For several decades he has had an intense activity, quantified by publications in scientific journals, proceedings, participation in congresses...

“L’Empreinte des lieux” par Stéphane Gendron

Date de parution : 10 septembre 2020 Résumé de l’ouvrage:La Folie, L’Enfer, Le Paradis, la rue du Ha-Ha, La Danse des Sorciers, Montrésor, Jéricho… Poétiques, étonnants, cocasses, exotiques parfois, les noms de lieux suscitent la curiosité, l’imagination, le désir de comprendre. Ils ne font qu’un avec les lieux qui nous sont familiers, que nous...

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