The role of the concorded renaming in the formation of the oikonymy in the Kaliningrad Region
..., usually manifested in an indirect form, prevail among them. In addition, translation (usually partial), semantic antonymy and borrowing were used somewhat less frequently by the renaming activists to concord oikonyms. The author states that agreed renominations are insignificantly represented in the study material, not exceeding 11 % of all regional renominations, and concludes that they are predominantly accidental in nature.
renaming, renomination, oikonym, antonymy, allusion