According to another version, the toponym
Anig is associated with the name of the Hun tribe.
In other words, there are two possible ways for a toponym
to emerge: either (1) a new name is created on the basis of common names (apellative > toponym
) or (2) an extant name is transferred to a place (proprium > toponym
) (see also Ainiala, Saarelma, Sjoblom 2012 : 68; Brink 2016 : 159; Pall 1977 : 136).
However, the exact location has always remained a mystery, and the toponym
is mired in controversy.
Moose Head Hills, the toponym
Grand Rapids was almost certainly a
A Roman toponym
for southeast coastal Africa, "Azania" became a rallying cry among South African black activists during the struggle for liberation.
The site name Liinamagi, is a common toponym
of old strongholds, and probably why it received attention.
Llanos explores the funerary, legal, and royal mythological associations developed around the toponym
Naref, a conspicuous landmark of the Herakleopolitan territory (the 20th Upper Egyptian nome), which are first attested in the so-called Coffin Texts and endure until the last religious productions.
A record company which is named after a capital which is named after a national toponym
which is named after an explorer which is named, ultimately, after a bird.
In each a handful of carefully selected stories is told, each hinging on a particular toponym
and what it means for the community in question, historically, socially, and linguistically, for example in the discussion of 'Lizzies' (Queen Elizabeth Lookout, on Norfolk Island):
While Taylor notes that the Khmer toponym
Prey Nokor (or "forest capital") encompasses both the city and the uplands, and draws an analogy between the contemporary practice of labour migration and the traditional "forest sojourns" of Khmer hermits (p.
257); whilst "Gordon" is a Scots Gaelic toponym
meaning "spacious fort" (p.
referred broadly to the eastern end of the Straits and signified the status of Chateau Bay as an important landmark and destination for early Atlantic crossings (Cartier's record does not reveal if he ever entered Chateau Bay).