Sökning: "settlement names"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 9 avhandlingar innehållade orden settlement names.
Sammanfattning : The main aim of this study of pairs of lake and river names in the northern Swedish province of Medelpad is to establish whether, as a rule, the lake name or the river name is (in formal terms) the primary name. The study also seeks to ascertain whether there are geographical variations in ‘name priority’ in this sense within the region studied, and whether there are any signs of the priority pattern having changed over time. LÄS MER
2. Bygden, byarna och buan : studier av bebyggelsenamnen i Hackås och Ovikens socknar, med ett särskilt avsnitt om fäbodnamnen
Sammanfattning : The purpose of this study is to investigate the etymological background of the settlement names in the parishes of Hackås and Oviken in the province of Jämtland, and use the names to elucidate the settlement history of the area. Another purpose is to discuss the relationship between, and the semantic development of, the name element and common noun ås. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The thesis consists of the following papers: (1) Tre ortnamn på Spöl-. (Tre Kulturer. 2. Medlemsbokför Johan Nordlander-sällskapet tillägnad minnet av Roland Otterbjörk 1925-1984. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with collective nicknames denoting the inhabitants of a place (parish, village etc.) in northern Sweden, i.e. names of the type arnästjuvar (denoting the inhabitants of the parish of Arnäs; tjuv 'thief') and tynderötuppar (denoting the inhabitants of the parish of Tynderö; tupp 'cock'). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is the employment of a material-based investigation to create a platform for further research into sacral place-names in Scandinavia. The objective has been to delimit and evaluate a corpus of potential sacral place-names within an area selected for study, i.e. LÄS MER