Proper names of train lines in the Czech Republic 1993–2013 Cover Image
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Vlastní jména vlakových spojů (porejonyma) na území ČR v letech 1993–2013
Proper names of train lines in the Czech Republic 1993–2013

Author(s): Michaela Ficnarová
Subject(s): Lexis, Semantics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Transformation Period (1990 - 2010), Transport / Logistics
Published by: Nakladatelství Masarykovy univerzity
Keywords: Czech Republic; train lines; rail transport; name of train lines; onomastics; linguistic analysis; 1993-2013;
Summary/Abstract: Unusual in its theme, this comprehensive publication should please not only experts in onomastics but also fans of rail transport. For the first time, they can discover detailed linguistic analysis of the names of 357 trains that have been crossing the Czech Republic since its foundation. The core of the book consists in an extensive dictionary of proper names of train lines where each train connection is accompanied with a table of extra-linguistic factors such as the train category, its number, departure and destination, route, and time of operation. Supplementary charts and maps are provided at the end.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-80-210-7657-0
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-80-210-6337-2
  • Page Count: 264
  • Publication Year: 2013
  • Language: Czech