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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
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Buccellati, "Eblaite and Amorite Names," in Namenforschung I: An International Handbook of Onomastics, ed.
These could easily become the bases for discussions of the relations of the Islamic onomastic system (or, more correctly, systems) with other cultural phenomena.
However, in the Estonian and Finnish onomastic tradition (see, e.g., Ainiala, Saarelma, Sjoblom 2012 : 101-102; Onomastika termineid (11)), the term commemorative name (Estonian puhendusnimi) has been restricted to names (usually officially) assigned with the purpose of perpetuating the memory of a person or event.
It has become an important tool for studying Chinese onomastics and linguistics, as exemplified by the superb treatise on names in the Spring and Autumn era by the Qing dynasty scholar Wang Yinzhi [phrase omitted], "Chunqiu mingzi jiegu [phrase omitted]," chapters 22-23 of his Jingyi shuwen [phrase omitted] (Shanghai: Shangwu yinshuguan, 1935), 857-945.
It is a name that evokes to some the dogged fieldworker who, as head of the Scottish Place-Name Survey, travelled around the country interviewing individuals about local toponyms; for many it evokes the pioneering folklorist who was the first and only person to be president of both the American Folklore Society and the Folklore Society; still others see in its onomastic content the educator and university administrator whose sixty-year transatlantic career inspired three generations of new scholars and brought him from Germany to Scotland, Ireland, the United States, and Denmark.
~Jeff Grant has found a record-breaking name that ends in an onomastic trick.
Michael wrote his dissertation, "Computer-Oriented Onomastics: The Toponyms of New York State," under Bill's direction and defended it in 1980.
Where it regards the second stated goal of GuPauskyte's study--to "contribute to the growing field of literature that articulates voices of resistance" (20)--the author's argument could be strengthened by a second look at the extensive indigenous onomastic system that informed Columbus.
Another domain in which Tolkien tied the landscape to philology and thought that people often got it wrong was onomastics. Both his scholarly work on English names and his choice of place names for Middle-earth, and the interactions of characters with these place names, send the same message: philology is of real importance.
(Wamitila, 1999) The primary utilization of literary onomastics is as a process of critical grasp backing literary incentives.
The significance of literary onomastics was analyzed fragmentary in Romanian linguistics, somewhat randomly, but conditions are created for a systematic approach to the domain in the present European and world broader theoretical context.
The Bible often presents genealogical lists containing many personal names, with no indication as to the origin, meaning or significance of these names (onomastics).