System of English Surnames
- Author: Milena Netsova
- Year: 07-01-2016
- Availability: In Stock
- Product Code: 1648-01
- SKU: 18.0173
- ISBN: 978-619-152-742-7
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In your hands is the book by Milena Netsova System of English Surnames". For those tempted in language and linguistics, the author's name may be known for her successful translation of the T. Jansson's popular short story "A Brief History of Languages". Milena Netsova is a Doctor of General and Comparative Linguistics at the Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski".
This book compares English and Bulgarian surnames motivated by personal anthroponyms. Discussed are the general trends and the unique characteristics of both systems of surnames. The observations are based on a corpus of 11,275 English surnames excerpt from Oxford Dictionary of English Surnames (Reaney 2005), and 8141 Bulgarian surnames from Речник на личните и фамилни имена у българите (Илчев/Ilchev 1969).
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