CJ3DC_JOn2 Onomastics 2

Faculty of Education
Spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/0/6. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
prof. PhDr. Rudolf Šrámek, CSc., dr. h.c. (lecturer), PaedDr. Ivo Martinec, CSc. (deputy)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Ester Nováková, Ph.D.
Department of Czech Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Petra Rozbořilová
Supplier department: Department of Czech Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
CJ3DC_JOn2/OS01: Fri 6. 4. 14:50–17:25 učebna 10, Fri 27. 4. 15:45–18:20 učebna 10, R. Šrámek
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course pursues the course of The Principles of Onomastics and supposes the undergraduates knowledge of onomastic terminology. Seminar work focuses on the structural analyses of proper nouns, on formants of word-formation of the proper names and on analyses of so-called "ono-lexis", on typology of the motivation of proper names and on denotative models (types). Attention is paid to the place names and personal proper names (especially "familiar" or "homy" proper names) and to using of them in communication. The students specify the ways how the proper nouns were created and repertoire of their formal means of formation. Anthroponomy is accentuated.
The students should be able:
1. to differentiate proprial and appellative meaning of lexical units;
2. to be acquainted with word-formation of proper nouns;
3. to explain relationship between proper nouns ("propriets") and the matter of facts that is denominated (for example reflection of the natural and social phenomena in proper names);
4. to use the knowledge on proper names in teaching of Czech language and literature.
  • 1 Analysis of toponyms and hydronyms.
  • 2 Analysis of anthroponyms.
  • 3 Analysis of concrete proper nouns / names.
  • 4 Onomastics and school. Use of onomastic knowledge in the Czech language teaching in basic schools.
  • 5 Problems of writing capital letters with proper nouns / names.
  • 6 Interpretation of word-formation means for formation / building proper nouns / names.
  • ŠRÁMEK, Rudolf. Úvod do obecné onomastiky (The Introduction to the General Onomastics). 1999. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1999. 191 pp. ISBN 80-210-2027-X. info
  • PLESKALOVÁ, Jana. Tvoření pomístních jmen na Moravě a ve Slezsku. 1. vyd. Jinočany: H&H, 1992. 151 pp. info
  • SVOBODA, Jan. Staročeská osobní jména a naše příjmení. 1. vyd. Praha: Nakladatelství Československé akademie věd, 1964. 317 s. info
Teaching methods
- Lecture, reading;
- Analysis of the sound recording;
- Interpretace.
Assessment methods
Ending of course: Credit
Students have to make out written essay on the theme given by teacher of the lecture (for example: personal proper name in the locality in question, place names in the locality in question...).
That are evaluated the objective accuracy of the research report and the language and stylistic quality of the text, too.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on completion of the course: Ukončení předmětu kolokviem předpokládá získání zápočtu z předmětu CJ3DC_JON1.
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 6 hodin konzultací v semestru.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017.
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