Kopach, Aleh I. Books

Dr. Aleh I. Kopach is an Associate Professor in the General Sciences Department of the College of Humanities at Belarusian State University in Minsk, Belarus. Dr. Kopach holds a Ph.D. in the Theory of Language from the Philological College of Belarusian State University, Minsk.

Contrasting American and Belarusian Place Names: A Cognitive-Onomasiological Approach (with Special Interest in the Names of Swamps)
2011 0-7734-1486-X
This monograph on naming the geographical objects of Belarus and the United States by means of proper names is the result of a theoretical and comparative investigation of toponyms. The conception of cognitive-onomasiological study of the names of microobjects is presented in the study. The conception is approved and verified on a rich empirical material (no less than 10,000 names for each region).