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onomatology

 [on″o-mah-tol´ŏ-je]
the science of names and nomenclature.

onomatology

(on?o-ma-tol'o-je) [Gr. onoma, name, + logos, word, reason]
The science of names. Synonym: nomenclature; terminology

onomatology

the science of names and nomenclature.
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This is not to say that the proclivity for Babylonian-oriented onomastics was always the case in Uruk.
From a June 2007 symposium held in Vienna by the International Council of Onomastic Sciences, 22 papers explore the role of names in business.
Names in Magic and the Magic of Names: New Frontiers in Literary Onomastics.
Ashley edited Read's unpublished onomastic papers (published by Mellen Press) and Richard Bailey edited Read's previously published papers on other aspects of the American language (published by Duke University Press).
1977: A Logologist Looks at Onomastics, Or Whatever Happened to President Smith?
This new field of literary onomastics has coined the term "speaking names" for the names that lend themselves to a description of the character or to wordplay with variants on the name.
1974 "Uncommon names for common plants: The onomastics of native and wild plants of the British Isles", Names 22: 111-128.
16) Montaigne's own interest in onomastics, reflected in his essay "Of Names," might make him a particularly appropriate solution to this riddle, though one wonders how easily it could have been picked up by an audience which had not yet had the benefit of Florio's "Englished" version of the Essais (published in 1603).
Onomastics, the listing of their names and biographies on the blanks of national memory, are his most convincing weapons against the unspeakable.
Out of necessity, scholars have employed such criteria as onomastics, language use, and ethnic epithets to pick them out.
The topics include authorship attribution and the digital humanities curriculum, literary onomastics and language technology, how to account for the methodological particularities of the humanities in the electronic learning field, the value of developing multiplayer digital gamespace for literary education, and reading through the machine.
linguistic oddities, gematria, onomastics, letter-ordering games--yahoo