ETYMOLOGICAL REMARKS ON THE OLD-RUSSIAN TOPONYMY. PART II - NAMES WITH ANTHROPOLOGICAL STEMS (Etimologicheskie zametki po drevnerusskoi oikonimii. Chast II. - Nazvaniya s antroponimicheskimi osnovami)
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In the second part of the article the origin of some place names mentioned in Old Russian chronicles and derived from personal names is considered: Voronach (and other forms) - Voron(7) 'raven' + the formant *-ac(6), (here and below 6 and 7 stand for high reduced front and back vovels, respectively, called 'jer'); Gosten(6) - gosten(7) (-a) + the possessive formant *- j(6); Dubechin - *Dubezha (this name is not attested, but both the stem dub- 'oak' and the suffix -eka occur in the Old Russian anthroponomastics) + the formant -in-; Klichen - Klich(6) (- klichati 'shout, cry (out)') + the formant -(6)n-; Kolozhe - Koloda (-koloda 'log, tub, etc.') + the formant *-j-; Lyshchikovo - Lyshchik(7) (- lyskati 'smile') + the formant -ov-; Onegi Spasskie i Yur(6)'yevskie - the hypokoristic derivative from the compound anthroponym like *Negomir(6), *Negoslav(6), *Negovoi(6) with the prothetic O- - in the plural form (the existence of this name is confirmed by the fact, that the possessive adjective, derived from it, has been kept in the anoikonym ; Roznezh - attested only in one of the Novgorod birch letters, + the formant *-j(6), and others.
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