autonym


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au·to·nym

 (ô′tə-nĭm′)
n.
A name by which a people or social group refers to itself.

autonym

(ˈɔːtəˌnɪm)
n
(Journalism & Publishing) a piece of literature published under the real name of an author
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Juhuri is an autonym for the better-known term Judeo-Tat, the language of the Mountain Jews of the southeastern Caucasus.
Speakers of this language tend to prefer the term "Sungai" if they are Muslim, while non-Muslims use the autonym "Tombonuo.
Naveed Chaudhry said that they would not compromise labours autonym.
Fisher Unwin's Pseudonym and Autonym Libraries, Andrew Nash at Chatto and Windus and the Phoenix Library, and Michele K.
The Saek dialect (the people's autonym is threeks) is now spoken in a couple of villages in Nakorn Pathom province of Thailand, right on the border with Laos, and in a few villages on the Laotian side as well.
Roman Catholic missionaries noticed the autonym Kadazan, from Kakadazan meaning one who lives in the direction of the township (from kadai or 'shop') being used in Papar among the coastal Dusun in the late nineteenth century.
Dalabon is the commonest autonym though the other terms are used by Dalabon speakers as well when in regular contact with the aforementioned languages.
Some ethnic groups possess an autonym next to an official exonym: the Tai Ahom identify themselves by the autonym Tai Raw [[taj.
Guerreiro also suggests (1985: 108, 115-116) that the Punan Kelay, or Mnan as is their autonym, are physically and linguistically very close to the Ga'ay, especially the Wehea and the Mengga'ay of the Kelai.
84), it is uncertain whether the term "Media(n)" is an autonym or a heteronym, and its subsequent usage may have just as much to do with its having become canonical in Assyrian parlance as its (purportedly) deriving from whatever the Medes originally called themselves.
Graft's doing comparative field work on autonyms, tautonyms and autantonyms.
The problem also extends to infrageneric autonyms (e.