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Title: Deutsches Ortsnamenbuch [Book of German Place Names]
Edited By: Manfred Niemeyer
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/175390?format=G
Description:

A historic etymological book of German place names has long been desired.
The articles in this volume provide historical records, etymological explanations
and bibliographical references in alphabetical order for approximately 3,000
names of places where the population exceeds 7,500 encompassing the present
day and former German language area. The articles are written by an
international group of renowned researchers and document the current state of
research.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Lexicography
Subject Language(s): German
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Versions:
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110258028
Pages: 756
Prices: Europe EURO 129.95
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110189087
Pages: 756
Prices: Europe EURO 129.95