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Names and the lexicon

John M. Anderson

in The Grammar of Names

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297412
eISBN:
9780191711176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297412.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Names include personal, place, family, generic, and numeral-based classes, among others. Among classes of names, simple personal names tend to be structurally simpler; other names more typically ... More


The Higher Aristocracy: Identity and Memory

R. R. Davies

in Lords and Lordship in the British Isles in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542918
eISBN:
9780191715648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542918.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The dimensions of the group to be considered are outlined. It was characterized by a rapid turnover of personnel and the concentration of more titles in fewer hands. Its pan-British character ... More


Keeping the Prophet's Family Alive: Profile of a Genealogical Discipline

Kazuo Morimoto

in Genealogy and Knowledge in Muslim Societies: Understanding the Past

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748644971
eISBN:
9781474400831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748644971.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on the discipline specialising in the genealogy of sayyids and sharīfs, developed by the Family of the Prophet Muhammad (Ahl al-Bayt) from the mid- to the latter half of the ... More


• The Family Name

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

After his conversion to Christianity, the family name emerged as a sensitive issue for Abraham Mendelssohn and his children, including Felix. In London in 1829, Felix Mendelssohn discarded the ... More


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