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Contemporary Hungarian settlement names reflecting former ecclesiastical possession [Egykori egyházi birtoklást tükröző jelenkori magyar helységnevek]

Bölcskei, Andrea (2013) Contemporary Hungarian settlement names reflecting former ecclesiastical possession [Egykori egyházi birtoklást tükröző jelenkori magyar helységnevek]. In: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Onomastics "Name and Naming". Onomastics in Contemporary Public Space. Editura Mega –Editura Argonaut, Cluj-Napoca, pp. 243-253. ISBN 978-606-543-343-4

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Abstract

The Church, a significant power in medieval Europe, exerted a long-lasting influence on Hungarian place nomenclature. A considerable number of today’s Hungarian settlement names referring to (i) the former possession of a clergyman; and (ii) the former possession of a religious order developed in the Middle Ages and are well attested in medieval historical sources. Based on a corpus of relevant toponyms, this paper presents the cultural and linguistic history of these place names. The presentation explores such topics as: factors contributing to the survival of the observed settlement names; the prevailing morphological, syntactic and semantic structures recognizable in the name forms; sound and structural changes affecting the surveyed settlement names; and today’s native speakers’ (mis)conceptions of the Church as an early possessor of habitations in the country.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hungarian, settlement names, Christianity, Church, possession history
Subjects: P Language and Literature / nyelvészet és irodalom > P0 Philology. Linguistics / filológia, nyelvészet
P Language and Literature / nyelvészet és irodalom > P0 Philology. Linguistics / filológia, nyelvészet > P321.8-P323.5 Etimology, Onomastics / etimológia, onomasztika (névtan)
Depositing User: Dr. Andrea Bölcskei
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2016 10:26
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2016 10:26
URI: http://real.mtak.hu/id/eprint/40017

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