onomastics

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the branch of lexicology that studies the forms and origins of proper names

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The study of onomatology has triggered interesting research from various scholars around the world.
Gelling, 'Further thoughts on pagan place-names', in Otium et Negotium: Studies in Onomatology and Library Science Presented to Olof von Feilitzen, ed.