Voprosy istorii i kul'tury severnykh stran i territorii

Historical and cultural problems of northern countries and regions

Rus / Eng

Historical and cultural problems of northern countries and regions № 4 (40), 2017

 

Historical and cultural problems

of northern countries and regions

 

Scientific articles

 

 

Reflection of the language picture of the world

in the toponymy of the region

 

 

Kuz'mina R.P.1

 

 

Abstract. The article gives an analysis and etymology of some river names, tributaries of the rivers Dulgalah and Yana, as well as oronyms on the territory of the Kobyaysky district of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). In the formation of Evenic toponyms in the region, mainly the formants of emotional evaluation are used- -ndy / -nde, -chan / -chen. Toponyms of secondary origin, and Yakut names for localities, are formed by means of suffixes of possession -lah / -leh.

Keywords: toponym, hydronym, Even language, oronym, Yakut language.

 

 

1Kuz'mina Raisa Petrovna, Candidate of Philology, Senior Researcher, Sector of Even Philology, Institute of Humanitarian Research and Problems of Small Peoples of the North, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Yakutsk, Russian Federation.

E-mail: raisakuzmina2013@yandex.ru

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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