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    DescriptionThis scholarly and accessible dictionary, the first of its kind in Wales, deals with most of the place-names of Wales as well as prominent features of the landscape. For each name, the authors provide the evidence of historical forms and dates, identify the etymological elements, comment on the derivation, meaning and linguistic development, and explain the topographic, social or historical significance. Based on the authors' original research and that of other place-names scholars past and present, this authoritative dictionary also includes an invaluable glossary of the place-names elements.


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    Title
    Dictionary of the Place-names of Wales
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hywel Wyn Owen, By (author) Richard Morgan
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 680
    Width: 162 mm
    Height: 253 mm
    Thickness: 50 mm
    Weight: 1,066 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781843239017
    ISBN 10: 1843239019
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.4
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKW
    BIC subject category V2: GBGP
    BISAC V2.8: TRV009000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKW
    DC22: 914.290014
    Thema V1.0: GBC, RGXP
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU-GB-W
    Publisher
    GOMER PRESS
    Imprint name
    GOMER PRESS
    Publication date
    30 November 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Llandysul
    Author Information
    Professor Hywel Wyn Owen is Director of the Place-name Research Centre at Bangor University and Vice President of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland. He is a regular broadcaster, and advises the Welsh Assembly and the Welsh Language Board and other national bodies on matters pertaining to place-names.Richard Morgan is an archivist, formerly with Shropshire and now with Glamorgan Record Office. He is an honorary lecturer at the School of Welsh at Bangor University.Both have published extensively and are acknowledged as leading authorities on the place-names of Wales.