In the divine appellatives group are names with one of the following appellatives: 'b, 'dn, 'h, hm, mlk, or 'm.
Divine appellatives decrease from 18% of total names to 11 %.
An interesting tendency can be noticed in the research of landscape related appellatives: the etymology of even the most ordinary landscape appellatives normally stays totally unknown or unclear: they have no convincing Finno-Ugric parallels or proper loan originals.
Using the old recordings, it has been shown that the contemporary appellatives ura and ora are two variants of one word.
So, too, Duke (2005: 139) summarises the findings of Werner (1974), to the effect that names are one of "three possibilities of referring to a specific entity", the others being pronouns and definite descriptions with appellatives.
Sandred's (1991) research into "anomalous" inflections, "the majority of which are found in boundary surveys", leads him to conclude that a "change of inflection is no proof that the appellative itself has undergone a change of gender or has two genders"; rather, we are dealing with "a change of inflection connected with the use of the word in a new toponymic context" (Sandred 1997: 325, 323).
First of all, in the last canzone the lyric I is the only speaking persona from beginning to end; he employs primarily the present tense to describe his actual condition, and the past tense to narrate his past errors (see below); he also addresses exclusively one interlocutor, a woman, who is called by name and is clearly identified time and again by appellatives
very appropriate to her.
As to the racial name which underlies the cognate appellatives
of Shan and Siam, we have no hesitation whatever in dismissing, as inadequate to the exigencies of the case, the proposed etymology of Syam from the Sanskrit cyama, 'brown, or dark'.
Its simplest forms as in appellatives
and in qualifying words express meaning based on connotation.
The form that is usually taken to support this analysis, brahmani 'wife of a Brahmin', is attested only in the epic/classical period, and is not likely to be older than this, since -ani-(d) feminines meaning 'wife of x' made to appellatives are not attested before this period.
That these Vedic forms are not hypocoristics to compound names or denominatives to appellatives, but should rather be identified with the Iranian forms above and interpreted as patronymic or pro-patronymic formations or as patronymics/pro-patronymics that have come to be used as proper names (34) is made clear by RV bhrgavana-.
Although not explicitly equating remarriage and rape, clearly, Chen Shou and Chang Qu in their accounts of the Three Chaste Ones of Ba held that sexual assault was "unchaste," and honored the young widows for protecting their chastity through suicide, views apparent in the appellatives
"Three Chaste Ones" and "chaste and exemplary" used by the two historians in reference to the women.
The true character of this list was seen by Albrecht Alt, who discerned the distinction between those six districts known by tribal appellatives
and the six districts defined by the towns in them.
Additionally, a brief explanation is offered of the rhetoric behind these appellatives, a rhetoric closely linked to the debate over legitimacy (zhengtong) in early medieval China.
References in documents from the state of Wu [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] show the use of several different appellatives for Shu Han.