Toponyms as a convolutional cultural linguistic code
This article considers the coding of linguistic and extralinguistic infor-mation contained in a special class of proper names, namely, toponyms. The article presents new data on the development of the “Toponymy of Russia” information system. Based on the entries relating to Smolensk geographical place names, the author demonstrates the abilities of the electronic resource. The article ...
The renaming campaign in Warmia and Masuria after World War II
Using documents, the press, and studies of Polish scholars, this article analyses the problem of changing German toponyms during the remaining campaign in Warmia and Masuria in the early postwar years. The historical background, conditions, and principles of renaming settlements, natural objects, streets, and squares are identified and the practical problems of ...
Semantics of abionims in S. Snegov’s novel “People as Gods”
... aesthetic function and at the same time endow the novel with additional deep meanings that contribute to a more holistic perception of artistic reality.
S. Snegov, science fiction, “People as Gods”, onomastics, artistic space, toponyms, abionyms