What is toponymy?

  • (noun): The nomenclature of regional anatomy.
    Synonyms: toponomy
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Toponymy

Toponymy is the study of place names (toponyms), their origins, meanings, use and typology. The word "toponymy" is derived from the Greek words tópos (τόπος) ("place") and ónoma (ὄνομα) ("name"). Toponymy is itself a branch of onomastics, the study of names of all kinds.

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Balneário Camboriú - History
... the district earned autonomy, to commune with the toponymy of Balneario de Camboriu, amended in 1979 to Balneario Camboriu ... There are two versions about the origin of toponymy Camboriu ... before European settlement in the area of origin, the toponymy Camboriú comes from Tupi, formed by the agglutination of the words Camboriu-u ...
Scottish Toponymy - See Also
... na h-Alba Albania (placename) Celtic onomastics Celtic toponymy Dun Etymology of Aberdeen Etymology of Edinburgh Etymology of Scotland Etymology of Skye Geography ...
Toponymists
... Toponymy is the study of place names (toponyms), their origins, meanings, use and typology ... The word "toponymy" is derived from the Greek words tópos (τόπος) ("place") and ónoma (ὄνομα) ("name") ... Toponymy is itself a branch of onomastics, the study of names of all kinds ...

More definitions of "toponymy":

  • (noun): The branch of lexicology that studies the place names of a region or a language.
    Synonyms: toponomy