Names in Focus — An Introduction to Finnish Onomastics

Ainiala, Terhi; Saarelma, Minna; Sjöblom, Paula
Title: Names in Focus — An Introduction to Finnish Onomastics
Authors: Ainiala, Terhi (Author)
Saarelma, Minna (Author)
Sjöblom, Paula (Author)
Product number: 9789522223876
Product form: Paperback
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Price: 44,00 € (40,00 € vat 0 %)

Publ. product code: 1323599
Publisher: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura
Series: Studia Fennica Linguistica 17
Edition: 2018
Publication year: 2018
Language: English
Pages: 287
Product family: Languages
Studia Fennica Linguistica
Books in English
Finnish library classification: 87.9 Etymologia. Onomastiikka
YSO - General Finnish ontology: fiktiiviset paikat, suomen kieli, nimet, erisnimet, paikannimet, henkilönnimet, toiminimet, brändit, tavaramerkit, lemmikkieläimet, fiktiiviset hahmot, nimistöntutkimus
Key words: onomastics, Place names, Personal Names, Proper names, Commercial names
Names in Focus delves deep into the vast field of Finnish onomastics, covering place names, personal names, animal names, commercial names and names in literature. It provides the history and current trends in this area of research, and also supplements international terminology with the Finnish point of view on the subject. Brimming with examples and clear explanations, the book can be enjoyed by the most studious of researchers as well as the casual reader who has a genuine interest in the study of names.