Toponymie Pohořelic (okr. Brno-venkov)

Title in English Toponymy of Pohořelice (district Brno-venkov)


Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Acta onomastica
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Linguistics
Keywords toponyms; anoikonyms; minor place names; Pohořelice; borderline area; South Moravia
Description The town of Pohořelice, located in the borderline area of South Moravia and until the end of World War II populated mostly by German inhabitants, is chosen for the exemplification of issues relating to geographical names in areas mixed as far as languages and ethnicities are concerned. The part of Pohořelice toponymy that is still known and used at present is dealt with in detail, attention is also paid to respondents from the viewpoint of generations they belong to and to the types of named objects. The text also includes a table with names contained in the sources from the mid-18th century to the present day.
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