On names and people - an onomastic study (on the example of Wilczogęby village in the gmina Sadowne) Cover Image
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O nazwach i ludziach - studium onomastyczne (na przykładzie wsi Wilczogęby w gm. Sadowne)
On names and people - an onomastic study (on the example of Wilczogęby village in the gmina Sadowne)

Author(s): Wanda Decyk-Zięba
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Dom Wydawniczy ELIPSA

Summary/Abstract: The object of the discussion is anthroponymy and toponymy of Wilczogęby village (gmina of Sadowne, poviat of Węgrów). The village was founded at the beginning of the 16th c. The historical materials included in the book by Tomasz Szczechura Dzieje wsi Wilczogęby od czasów najdawniejszych do roku 1973 [The history of Wilczogęby village from the earliest times to the year O NAZWACH I LUDZIACH – STUDIUM ONOMASTYCZNE... 37 1973] (Warsaw 2004) constitute the basis for this study which explains the origin of the name of the village (as well as of neighbouring villages), parts of the village, fields, meadows and pastures, and also the surnames of its residents in the 17th century, in the years 1822, 1846, 1864, after the World War II and currently. It also demonstrates the relationship between proper names and the history of the village and its inhabitants. Trans. M. Czarnecka

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 01
  • Page Range: 25-37
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Polish