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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Deutscher Familiennamenatlas
Subtitle: Band 3: Morphologie der Familiennamen
Edited By: Fabian Fahlbusch
Rita Heuser
Mirjam Schmuck

This essential work with its more than a thousand maps and commentaries is
the first to document the surname stock of the Federal Republic of Germany by
statistical occurrence and geographical distribution. It meets the interests of
linguists with a grammatical part (three volumes) dealing with the phonematics,
graphematics, morphematics and syntagmatics of family names, while cultural
historians and population historians are served with a lexical part (three volumes
- surnames by place of origin and domicile, by occupation and by nicknames,
by given names). The atlas provides a new basis for onomastics. It also
presents an indispensable aid to other disciplines from social history through
research into settlement and migration to genetics.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110278453
Prices: U.K. £ 299.00
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110278330
Prices: Europe EURO 299.00