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    • Das choronymische Mikrosystem des Rumänischen. Eine historische Darstellung 

      Munteanu, Eugen (York University, 2009)
      Im Rahmen des durch die rumänische Regierung finanzierten Projekts EHR («Etno-horonimia românească» – «Rumänische Ethnochoronymie») habe ich aus den Dokumenten verschiedener Epochen ausreichendes Material gesammelt, ...
    • Designations of Origin in 15th Century Stockholm 

      Ryman, Lennart (York University, 2009)
      In this paper, designations of origin referring to persons living in Stockholm, Sweden, from 1483 to 1492 are analysed. They indicate that the individuals so designated mainly came from Finland (then a part of Sweden), ...
    • The Destiny in the Name 

      Piemonti, Anita (York University, 2009)
      <The Namesake> – the novel by the 2000 Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction Jhumpa Lahiri – was made into a film in 2006. In Italy the movie was released – and enjoyed great success – in 2007 with the title <Il destino nel ...
    • Dictionary of Moravian and Silesian Anoikonyms: A New Project of Czech Linguistics 

      Šipková, Milena (York University, 2009)
      The priority of our dictionary of anoikonyms (the term used in traditional Slavic onomastic science; in different onomastic schools minor place names, field names, Flurnamen, microtoponyms, etc.) lies in the unique ...
    • Die Toponyme in einer bulgarischen Bilingualismus-Situation 

      Dimitrova-Todorova, Liljana (York University, 2009)
      Einen besonderen Einfluss auf die Toponymie der bulgarischen Landesgebiete hat die Herrschaft der Osmanen ausgeübt, die hier rund fünfhundert Jahre andauerte, vom 15. bis zum 19. Jahrhundert. Aus diesem Grunde sind ...
    • Do Qumran Inscriptions Show Hellenization of Qumran Residents? 

      Hamidović, David (York University, 2009)
      The epigraphic corpus of Qumran has been known completely since the publication of André Lemaire in <Khirbet Qumrân et ‘Aïn Feshkha, II>, by Jean-Baptiste Humbert and Jan Gunneweg in 2003. The publication of all the ...
    • Empire and Names: The Case of Nagorno Karabakh 

      Foster, Benjamin (York University, 2009)
      The Nagorno Karabakh region in Western Azerbaijan has been the site of a bloody conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia since 1992. Both nations claim historic ties to the area as independent kingdoms or as autonomous ...
    • Essai d’onomastique sandienne 

      Le Guillou, Claire (York University, 2009)
      De très nombreux aspects de l’oeuvre de George Sand ont déjà été étudiés. Mais de manière surprenante, l’onomastique chez George Sand n’a guère préoccupé, ni intéressé les chercheurs. Seul le choix de son pseudonyme a ...
    • Ethnic, Class, and Occupational Identities in Shakespeare’s Names 

      Smith, Grant (York University, 2009)
      The clarity of ethnic, class, and occupational identities in Shakespeare’s names contributes significantly to the verisimilitude of his art. In contrast to Ben Jonson, and other theatrical rivals, Shakespeare used relatively ...
    • European Names in a 17th Century Atlas of the Dutch East India Company 

      Ormeling, Ferjan (York University, 2009)
      In 1690, the board of the Dutch East India Company (VOC “Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie”) in Amsterdam commissioned the cartographer Isaak de Graaf to produce an atlas of the company’s trading area, which stretched ...
    • FamOs – Österreichische Familiennamen Online 

      Hausner, Isolde (York University, 2009)
      Die Familiennamenforschung in Österreich gestaltet sich aus verschiedenen Gründen als anspruchsvolles Unterfangen, da unser Land auf Grund seiner geschichtlichen Vergangenheit eine multikulturelle Bevölkerung aufweist ...
    • Faut-il avoir peur des exonymes … dans son propre pays? Le cas «surréaliste» de la Belgique 

      Germain, Jean (York University, 2009)
      La Belgique se partage entre trois régions (flamande, wallonne et bruxelloise) et entre trois communautés distinctes (de langue française, néerlandaise et allemande). Seule la Région bruxelloise est officiellement bilingue; ...
    • Female Names and Male Names. Equality between the Sexes 

      Brylla, Eva (York University, 2009)
      A recent contribution to the discussion about equality between the sexes in Sweden concerns the question of whether given names should be related to biological sex. The usual pattern of given names in the Germanic world ...
    • ‘Find the lady’: The Term 'lady' in English and Scottish Place-Names 

      Hough, Carole (York University, 2009)
      The term 'lady' serves as the qualifying element of a number of place-names in the British Isles, and has a range of applications. This paper presents a corpus of such names from north-west England and south-east Scotland, ...
    • First Names of Fictional Characters in Novels by Charlotte Bronte 

      Barry, Herbert III (York University, 2009)
      The first name is a distinctive personal label. It usually distinguishes oneself from other family members and from most other people. In common with other novelists, Charlotte Bronte chose for many fictional characters ...
    • Foreword / Avant propos / Vorwort 

      Ahrens, Wolfgang; Embleton, Sheila; Lapierre, André (York University, 2009)
    • Forms and Norms: Theorizing Immigration-Influenced Name Changes in Canada 

      Dechief, Diane (York University, 2009)
      Canadian immigration and settlement practices have been altering individuals’ names since the mid-1800s. From the common explanations of immigration officials engaging in novel orthography as they completed forms, to ...
    • Forms of Address in the College Classroom 

      Wright, Saundra K. (York University, 2009)
      Forms of address are a critical component of language. They can be used to set the tone of a communicative exchange and index social status. Many languages encode these linguistic forms directly into their grammar; ...
    • The Functions of (In)definiteness Markers with Proper Names 

      Van Langendonck, Willy; Van de Velde, Mark L. O. (York University, 2009)
      Crosslinguistically, we observe various onymic functions of the definite article that hardly occur in appellatives (common nouns). Since names are inherently definite, languages can ‘play’ with the redundant overt definite ...
    • Functions of Usage of Urban Place Names 

      Eskelinen, Riikka (York University, 2009)
      The following paper introduces various functions of urban place names by analyzing spoken data gathered from residents in the neighbourhood Kallio in Helsinki, Finland. The data consists of six group interviews, in which ...

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