Chřiby a Brdo – toponymická bilingva?

Title in English Chřiby and Brdo – a toponymic bilingual?


Year of publication 2020
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Acta onomastica
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Keywords toponym; oronym; inherited; borrowed; Slavic; Germanic
Description The present contribution analyzes the terms chřib and brdo in their appellative and proprial roles in the space, where the Slavic languages were and are used, and evaluates their semantic relations. It is possible to conclude that one term is a calque on another. It leads a new etymological solution for chřib: an adaptation of the West Germanic term *xri:bo:n ‘rake’.
Related projects:

You are running an old browser version. We recommend updating your browser to its latest version.