is itself multi-morphemic as pwenty is a placename
suffix meaning 'range, hills' and lerrere is an ideophone meaning 'swish' or 'whoosh'.
This choice also helped us to remove duplicate placename
records and refine the GNIS populated places point records into an initial coarse ranking of places used for an initial prioritization of labels: (1) incorporated municipalities, (2) CDPs, and (3) populated places which are neither incorporated nor CDPs.
This Land is a Map: Placenames
of Indigenous Origin in Australia sheds some valuable light on indigenous place names to reveal the complexities of answering these questions.
Below is a more general point of view on the process of placename
changes: Varman continues:
In East Anglia, for example, another kingdom to convert to Christianity relatively late, there is not a single placename
with a pagan origin.
Robinson's Pilgrimage combines narrative accounts of walking across physical space with stories and histories about these particular places and the evolution of placenames
The map in James' book shows New South Wales on the southern coast, and New North Wales on the north-west shore, bracketing the area that Button called New Wales, but without reprinting Button's placename
They know they have family connections with Anglesey and they may know it is a placename
present 21 diverse but substantial papers on discoveries in archaeology, religious history, art history, placename
studies, numismatics and literary criticism.
They called it Whiteway, a rough English equivalent of the Russian placename
Each entry includes the headword as spelled in the Geographical Names Information System, geographic location(s) of the placename
, pronunciation, and etymology.
GeoNames National Imagery & Mapping Agency placename