Etymologie, Etimología, Étymologie, Etimologia, Etymology
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Toponym, Topónimo, Toponyme, Toponimo, Toponym

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toponym (W3)

Engl. "toponym" setzt sich zusammen aus griech. "tópos" = dt. "Ort", "Gegend", "Gelände" und griech. "ónyma" = dt. "Name".

(E1)(L1) http://www.visualthesaurus.com/cm/wc/whats-in-a-nym/

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In geography, a "toponym" ("place" + "name") is "a word for a place". Examples include "Seattle", which was named for a local Native American chief; "France", named by the Romans after the inhabitants, the "Franks"; and "Mauna Loa", a volcano whose name means "Long Mountain" in Hawaiian.
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(E?)(L?) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toponymy

"Toponymy" is the study of place names ("toponyms"), their origins, meanings, use and typology.

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The word "toponymy" is derived from the Greek words "tópos" ("place") and "ónoma" ("name"). "Toponymy" is itself a branch of "onomastics", the study of names of all kinds.
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(E1)(L1) http://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?corpus=0&content=toponym
Abfrage im Google-Corpus mit 15Mio. eingescannter Bücher von 1500 bis heute.

Engl. "toponym" taucht in der Literatur um das Jahr 1930 auf.

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wikipedia.org
List of words derived from toponyms

(E?)(L?) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_words_derived_from_toponyms

This is a list of English language words derived from toponyms, followed by the place name it is derived from. It is very far from being a complete list.

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