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The Cambridge dictionary of English place-names

based on the collections of the English Place-Name Society

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- England.,
    • England -- Gazetteers.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. lxiii-lxiv) and index.

      Other titlesDictionary of English place-names, English place-names
      Statementedited by Victor Watts ; John Insley, assistant editor ; Margaret Gelling, advisory editor.
      GenreGazetteers.
      ContributionsWatts, V. E., Insley, John., Gelling, Margaret.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA640 .C36 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationlxiv, 713 p. :
      Number of Pages713
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3954017M
      ISBN 100521362091
      LC Control Number2001052629

      Latin Place Names. An online list of Latin place-names and their vernacular equivalents. Also look at Omnes Viae, a reconstruction of the Tabula Peutingeriana. Orbis Latinus Online. Latin-German dictionary of Latin place names originally published by Dr. J. G. Th. Graesse in but since expanded and revised; Oxford English Dictionary. The dictionaries. Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary by Daniel Jones (17th edition, ) ; Longman Pronunciation Dictionary by J.C. Wells (3rd edition, ) ; The Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary (EPD) is a classic work on English pronunciation. Its first edition, written by Daniel Jones and published in , used symbols of the International Phonetic Alphabet to represent the.


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Its scholars aim to explain the origin and history of the names they study, taking into account factors such as the meaning of the elements out of which they were created (which can be in languages such as Old English, or early Welsh.

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The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. Get this from a library. The Cambridge dictionary of English place-names: based on the collections of the English Place-Name Society. [V E Watts; John Insley; Margaret Gelling;] -- Based on the Ordnance Survey Road Atlas of Great Britain (), this title lists all place-names of England, from cities to hamlets, rivers and hills.

The etymology of each name is given, as well as. The history and development of English, from the earliest known writings to its status today as a dominant world language, is a subject of major importance to linguists and historians.

In this book, a team of international experts cover the entire recorded history of the English language, outlining its development over fifteen centuries. Victor Watt's reference work comprises a completely new compilation, based on the archives of the English Place-Name Society.

It reflects the most recent scholarship for all names of cities, towns, villages, hamlets, rivers, streams, hills and other geographical locations included in the Ordnance Survey Road Atlas of Great Britain (), with many more recent additions.

Ekwall, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names, 4th edn (Oxford, ), is still valuable. More recent handbooks are A.

Mills, A Dictionary of British Place-Names (Oxford, ) and – with critical reviews – V. Watts, J. Insley and M. Gelling, The Cambridge Dictionary of Place-Names (Cambridge, ). “Another volume for every local historian's bookshelf” - Local HistorianThis revised edition of the Dictionary of British Place-Names includes o engaging and informative entries, tracing the development of the featured place-names from earliest times to the present day.

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It provides a reflection of. 1 Modelling English 2 PART I THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH 4 2The origins of English 6 3 Old English 8 • Early borrowings 8 • Runes 9 • The Old English corpus 10 • Literary texts 12 • The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 14 • Spelling16 • Sounds18 • Grammar20 • Vocabulary 22 • Late borrowings 24 • Dialects28 4 Middle English 30 • French and English 30 • The transition from Old English 32File Size: KB.

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The following is a list of place names often used tautologically, plus the languages from which the non-English name elements have come.

Tautological place names are systematically generated in languages such as English and Russian, where the type of the feature is systematically added to a name regardless of whether it contains it already. The Cambridge Dictionary of English Place-names: Based on the Collections of the English Place-name Society by Victor Watts, John Insley, Margaret Gelling A Dictionary of English Place-names by A.D.

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Included place-names range from the familiar to the obscure, among them 'Beer', 'Findlater', 'Broadbottom', and 'Great Snoring'. The A to Z entries are complemented by a detailed introductory essay discussing the chronology and development of English, Irish, Welsh, and Scottish place-names, as well as an extensive bibliography, maps of Britain showing old and new boundaries, and a Brand: OUP Oxford.

Download The Cambridge Dictionary of English Place Names Based on the Collections of the English. Geographic place names. Gazetteer of the British Isles, Deck A MSS Ref. USGS Geographic Names Information System; Watts, Victor, ed. The Cambridge Dictionary of English Place-Names, Deck A MSS Ref. Herbals.

British botanical and horticultural literature before ZH3. More current scholarship on the etymology of English placenames is now available and the information here has been updated with supplementary etymologies from Victor Watts, John Insley, and Margaret Gelling, eds.

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Mills, Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names, OUP, Oxford () Key to English Place-Names; J. Field, A History of English Field-Names, Longman (). English). Where appropriate, a commentary is provided on comparable names, on the problems, history and significance of the name for settlement, economic and social history, the development of the language and on its variant pronunciations and spellings.

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