Onomastic studies from the region of Nikaj - Mertur Cover Image

Shqyrtime onomastike nga treva e Nikaj - Mërturit
Onomastic studies from the region of Nikaj - Mertur

Author(s): Dedë Qokaj
Subject(s): Language studies, Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Lexis, Sociolinguistics, Philology
Published by: Univeristeti i Prishtinës, Fakulteti i Filologjisë
Keywords: onomastic; toponyms; oikonims; hydronyms; semantics; lexemes;

Summary/Abstract: The territory of Nikaj - Mertur has a very rich onomastic lexicon and has interest in some disciplines of linguistic such as dialectology, lexicology, speech ethnography and other fields of albanology.Our onomastic material intends to observe the content of the language, which provides careful onomastic research throughout its width, focusing mainly on the toponyms, oikonyms, oronyms and hydrons. The area has twelve villages as administrative units, which are known even before, but that have to do also with some toponyms that are attached by adding the number of vicinages which should be made a particular onomastic study object.First of all, semantic studies of word-forming, but also in etymological folks and scientific researches need to be conducted, according to the principle, the history of the people and the history of the language.Our research will reflect a multi-dimensional portrayal of the toponymic space of Nikaj - Mertur in particular, melting the searches in the fieldwork, in accordance with verbal and documentary interpretations, according to the scale: macrotoponyms and microtopics.Finally, a general indication of the names and lexemes used in the proclamation will also be provided.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 35
  • Page Range: 435 - 448
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Albanian