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Der Gewässer- und Siedlungsname Luhe
The Toponym Luhe

Author(s): Albrecht Greule, Wolfgang Janka
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Ústav pro jazyk český Akademie věd České republiky
Keywords: onomastics; toponymy

Summary/Abstract: This article introduces a new interpretation of the toponym Luhe (name of a river and a town in Eastern Bavaria). The linguistic analysis – based on historic spellings and the dialectal pronunciation – leads to the reconstruction of a Celtic hydronym.

  • Issue Year: XLIX/2008
  • Issue No: 49
  • Page Range: 125-130
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: German