Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Voprosy Onomastiki (Problems of Onomastics) Issue 2 (19) 2015

Dear colleagues!

The editorial board of the journal Voprosy Onomastiki (Problems of Onomastics) is pleased to inform you of the publication of Issue 2 (19) 2015. The issue is available on the journal's website:


Smirnov, O. V.
The “Mari” Hypothesis in the Study of the Toponymy of the Oka and Unzha Rivers and the Western Borders of the Old Mari Toponymic Area [in Russian]

Blasco Ferrer, E.
Substrata Residue, Linguistic Reconstruction, and Linking: Methodological Premises, and the Case History of Palaeo-Sardinian [in English]

Győrffy, E.
The Toponymic Competence: A Case Study in the Hungarian Settlement Tépe [in English]

Greule, A.
“Onomastic Archaeology” (with Reference to German Toponymy) [in Russian]

Hengst, K.
Germanic-Slavic Hybrid Names in the East German Toponymy [in Russian]

Wenzel, W.
On the Atlas of Lower Sorbian Surnames: the Cottbus Area [in German]

Berestova E. A.
The System of Nicknames in a Dialect Speaker’s Onomasticon [in Russian]

Ivantsova E. V.
Onomasticon of a Dialect Speaker: A Lexicographic Project [in Russian]

Book Reviews:

Repanšek, L.
Towards a Historical Linguistic Study of Balkan Anthropogeography. Review of the book: Sobolev, A. N. (2013). Osnovy lingvokulturnoi antropogeografii Balkanskogo poluostrova [Elements of the Linguocultural Anthropogeography of the Balkan Peninsula] (Vol. 1). Saint Petersburg: Nauka; München: Verlag Otto Sagner. [in English]

Falileyev, A. I.
A New Book on Welsh Toponymy. Review of the book: Parsons, D. N. (2013). Martyrs and memorials. Merthyr place-names and the church in early Wales. Aberystwyth: Canolfan Uwchefrydiau Cymreig a Cheltaidd Profysgol Cymru. [in Russian]

The editorial board also invites you to contribute articles, book and conference reviews for upcoming issues. Submissions for next issues are accepted on a continuous basis.

Voprosy Onomastiki (Problems of Onomastics) is a peer-reviewed academic journal published jointly by Russian Language Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Ural Federal University. The journal publishes papers in the Russian, English, German and French languages. The journal also accepts articles in some Slavic languages (Bulgarian, Polish, Czech), in this case the translation into Russian is provided by the journal.

You can find more information about the journal at

Editorial board

51, Lenin av., office 306
Ekaterinburg, 620083, Russia
Ural Federal University

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