An International Glossary of Place Name Elements

An International Glossary of Place Name Elements
Author : Joel F. Mann
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Total Pages : 189
Release : 2005
ISBN 10 : 0810850400
ISBN 13 : 9780810850408
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An International Glossary of Place Name Elements Book Description:

This glossary draws from over 300 languages to provide a glimpse into how ancient as well as current place names have originated. Perfect for the student of geography as well as the casual etymologist, the International Glossary of Place Name Elements supplies the reader with comprehensive entries that cite examples of the use of many elements, as well as the language of origin and the English equivalent. From Afrikaan to Zuni, this reference work has been painstakingly researched and will prove an invaluable tool to everyone from the high school geography teacher to advance onomasticians.


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