Terhi Ainiala, Minna Saarelma & Paula Sjöblom: Names in Focus

An Introduction to Finnish Onomastics

Names in Focus delves deep into the vast field of Finnish onomastics, covering place names, personal names, animal names, commercial names and names in literature. It provides the history and current trends in this area of research, and also supplements international terminology with the Finnish point of view on the subject. Brimming with examples and clear explanations, the book can be enjoyed by the most adamant of researchers or those who just have a genuine interest in the study of names.


Studia Fennica Linguistica 17

287 pp. Paperback

44 €

ISBN 978-952-222-387-6

ISSN 1235-1938

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