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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He said, Mandokhail was always raised his voice for the provincial autonym and human right and he stood against dictatorship.
However, they reduced Batrachichnus to a subgenus of Limnopus, and the designation of Limnopus subgenus Batrachichnus automatically created a second subgenus, the autonym Limnopus subgenus Limnopus.
Juhuri is an autonym for the better-known term Judeo-Tat, the language of the Mountain Jews of the southeastern Caucasus.
It is correct that, not being aware of the more recent events--and having no way of reading the second part of the book that was just in the course of being written through these very events--, she speaks about Don Quixote mentioning him by the nickname of "the Knight of the Sad Countenance" and not by his new autonym "the Knight of the Lions.
44), the early Roman Catholic missionaries in the 1880s noted that it was used as an autonym among people of Papar.
Naveed Chaudhry said that they would not compromise labours autonym.
Another Austroasiatic word for 'country', sraa', is an autonym for west Malaysian Austroasiatic-speaking hill peoples.
Fisher Unwin's Pseudonym and Autonym Libraries, Andrew Nash at Chatto and Windus and the Phoenix Library, and Michele K.
In regard to complex, centralized societies, Mary Louise Nagata, in her clearly written chapter on autonym changes among commoners in early modern Kyoto, describes Japan prior to the Meiji Regime as conforming to 'Class C,' by relying on titles to communicate status.
The tradition of the autonym in such organizations (see ter Haar 2000a: 15-17), of naming as an act of self-signifying and of legitimization, would seem counterintuitive if secrecy was the most prominent concern of such groups; the naming, then, functions as another act of resistance, a declaration of the propriety of their members' goals despite the means employed to achieve them.
Speakers of this language tend to prefer the term "Sungai" if they are Muslim, while non-Muslims use the autonym "Tombonuo.
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.