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The Resource A Handbook of Scandinavian Names

A Handbook of Scandinavian Names

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A Handbook of Scandinavian Names
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A Handbook of Scandinavian Names
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Are you looking forA Scandinavian name for your baby?The names of Norse gods and heroes?The history and meaning of Scandinavian first names?Variations and alternate spellings for common Scandinavian names?Naming traditions and customs in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark?A Handbook of Scandinavian Names includes a dictionary of more than fifteen hundred given names from Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, plus some from Iceland and Finland. Each entry provides a guide to pronunciation and the origin and meaning of the name. Many entries also include variations and usage in the Scandinavian countries and famous bearers of the name.Adding engaging context to the dictionary section is an extensive comparative guide to naming practices. The authors discuss immigration to North America from Scandinavia and the ways given names and surnames were adapted in the New World. Also included in the book is a history of Scandinavian names, information on "Name Days," and discussion of significant names from mythology and history, including naming traditions in royal families.Winner, Reference Book of the Year, Midwest Book AwardsFinalist, USA Best Books Award for Parenting/Family Reference
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  • Coleman, Nancy L
  • Veka, Olav
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • History
  • Reference
  • Nonfiction
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A Handbook of Scandinavian Names
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
Isbn
9780299248338
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optical disk
Label
A Handbook of Scandinavian Names
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:dcce45b0-3fe8-4aac-8037-13441dff41fb
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780299248338
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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