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The etymology of local names

with a short introduction to the relationship of languages

by Morris, Richard

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Published by Judd in London .
Written in English


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Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
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Open LibraryOL24346711M

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Excerpt from The Etymology of Local Names: With a Short Introduction to the Relationship of Languages; Teutonic Names Names have all some meaning when first imposed; and when a place is named for the first time, b yany people, they apply to it some term - ih early times generally descriptive of its natural peculiarities, or something : Richard Morris.

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Appears in 31 books from Page - Pickadilly, took denomination, because it was then the outmost, or skirt house of the Suburbs, that way. local (adj.) late 14c., "pertaining to position," originally medical: "confined to a particular part of the body;" from Old French local "local" (13c.) and directly from Late Latin localis "pertaining to a place," from Latin locus "a place, spot" (see locus).

The meaning "limited to a particular place" is from c. The Etymology of Local Names With a short introduction to the relationship of languages. Teutonic names. Language: English: LoC Class: PE: Language and Literatures: English: Subject: Onomastics Subject: Names, Geographical -- England Subject: English language -- Etymology -- Names Category: Text: EBook-No.

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