Chilean place names semiotics [Perfil semiótico de la toponimia chilena]

This article focuses on Chilean place names that are analyzed from semiotic point of view, an aspect barely tackled, or simply neglected, in the descriptions of linguistic studies. The investigation of toponyms is conducted at the intersection of disciplines: history, geography, linguistics. Place names provide useful linguistic, geographical, ethnic, historic information. The authors give the classification of toponyms, their semiotic peculiarities. A whole range of toponyms has Indian backgrounds. © 2018.

Authors
Chesnokova O. 1 , Bobyleva E.2
Journal
Publisher
Revista Espacios
Number of issue
21
Language
Spanish
Status
Published
Number
6
Volume
39
Year
2018
Organizations
  • 1 Peoples Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), Miklukho-Maklaya St. 6, Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation
  • 2 Russian Foreign Trade Academy, Pudovkina St., 4a, Moscow, 119285, Russian Federation
Keywords
Autochthonous languages; Chile; Place name studies; Semiotics; Toponymy
Date of creation
19.10.2018
Date of change
19.10.2018
Short link
https://repository.rudn.ru/en/records/article/record/7020/
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