Archiv Českého rozhlasu a jeho využití pro onomastiku
Czech radio archive and its use in onomastics
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The article introduces historical audio archive of the Czech Radio as means for linguistic and onomastic surveys. The archive has been made accessible and searchable through a software platform that was developed for the automatic transcription of a spoken text. The archive enables to analyze various features of both common nouns and proper names, such as frequency, pronunciation, grammatical characteristics, etc. The author focuses on the most frequent proper names in the year 1977, and compares them with relevant data from the corpora Totalita. Besides that the article also deals with relations between official multi-word proper names, shortened versions, and their initial abbreviations.
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