Nová česká oikonyma typu Chodovec City, Barrandov Hills, Nové Měcholupy… a Šmoulov
NEW CZECH PLACE NAMES OF THE TYPE CHODOVEC CITY, BARRANDOV HILLS, NOVE MECHOLUPY... AND SMOULOV
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This text focuses on new type of place names created as for the advertisement of newly built residences and blocks of flats. They are presented as new, sunny, city or country areas suitable for living, e.g. Nove Petriny, Slunecni vrch, City Park Jihlava and Vyhledy Hostivar. They use mostly English appellatives such as city, hill, park and river and the English forms of place names to raise the prestige of the real estate on offer, e.g. Barrandov Hills, Danube House and Sun House.
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