River Names

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Brythonic Languages - Remnants in England, Scotland and Ireland - Place Names and River Names
... from which the Brythonic languages were displaced is that of toponyms (place names) and hydronyms (river names) ... There are many Brythonic place names in lowland Scotland and in the parts of England where it is agreed that substantial Brythonic speakers remained (Brythonic names, apart from ... Names derived (sometimes indirectly) from Brythonic include London, Penicuik, Perth, Aberdeen, York, Dorchester, Dover and Colchester ...
Etymology Of Aberdeen - Roman (Latin) - River Names
... settlement in approximation to its location at the sea mouths of local burns and rivers, using the names Devana - for the Denburn (a stream/burn running through ...
Uhaitz - River Names
... Uhaitza or Uhaitz Handia 'big torrent', vernacular name of the Saison Uhaitxa, river of Sainte-Engrâce, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France Uhaitza (Uraitza, Uhaitxe), river in ...

Famous quotes containing the words names and/or river:

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    Edward Dahlberg (1900–1977)