Glossary

This is a collection of glossary entries, each subject related to names or linguistics.

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A, B, C

Abjad
Abkhaz
Abugida
African-American Names
African Names
Afrikaans
Afro-Asiatic Language Family
Agnomen
Akan
Akkadian
Albanian
Algic Language Family
Algonquin
Alphabet
Alphasyllabary
Altaic Language Family
American Names
Amharic
Anaang
Ancient Celtic Names
Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek Names
Ancient Hebrew Names
Anglo-Norman
Antillean Creole
Apache
Arabic
Arabic Alphabet
Arabic Names
Aragonese
Aramaic
Aramaic Alphabet
Araucanian Language Family
Arawakan Language Family
Armenian
Assamese
Assyrian
Asturian
Australian Aboriginal Languages
Austro-Asiatic Language Family
Austronesian Language Family
Avar
Avestan
Aymara
Azerbaijani
Babylonian
Bahamian Creole
Bajan
Balinese
Baltic Languages
Bambara
Bamileke
Bantu Languages
Bashkir
Basque
Belarusian
Bengali
Berber Languages
Bible
Biblical Names
Blackfoot
Black Names
Bosnian
Brahmi Alphabet
Brand Name
Breton
British
Brythonic
Brythonic Languages
Bulgarian
Bulgarian Names
Burmese
Burmese Alphabet
Byname
Caló
Cantonese
Catalan
Caucasian Languages
Cebuano
Celtic Languages
Celtic Names
Chadic Languages
Chamorro
Chechen
Cherokee
Chewa
Cheyenne
Chickasaw
Chinese
Chinese Characters
Chinese Names
Chippewa
Chiyao
Choctaw
Christian Name
Christian Names
Chuukese
Circassian
Classical Hebrew
Cognate
Cognomen
Comanche
Coptic
Cornish
Corsican
Cree
Creek
Creole
Croatian
Cuman
Cushitic Languages
Cyrillic Alphabet
Czech
Czech and Slovak Names
Czech Names

D, E, F

Dagbani
Dakota
Danish
Devangari Alphabet
Dialect
Diminutive
Dithematic
Dravidian Language Family
Dutch
Dutch Names
Dyula
Dzongkha
Edo
Efik
Eggon
Egyptian
Egyptian Hieroglyphics
Egyptian Languages
Elamite
Element
English
English Names
Esan
Eskimo-Aleut Language Family
Esperanto
Estonian
Ethiopic
Etruscan
Etymology
European Names
Euskara
Ewe
Family Name
Fante
Faroese
Farsi
Fijian
Filiation
Filipino
Finnic Languages
Finnish
First Name
Forename
Formal Name
Formosan
French
French Names
Frisian
Frisian Names
Friulian
Fula
Fulani

G, H, I

Gaelic
Gaelic Languages
Gaelic Names
Galician
Ganda
Gaulish
Ge'ez
Generation Name
Georgian
German
Germanic Languages
Germanic Names
German Names
Given Name
Goidelic Languages
Gothic
Greek
Greek Alphabet
Greek Names
Greenlandic
Guanche
Gujarati
Gusii
Haitian Creole
Hakka
Hangul Alphabet
Hanja
Hausa
Hawaiian
Hebrew
Hebrew Alphabet
Hebrew Names
Hidatsa
Hindi
Hindu Names
Hiragana
Hmong
Hokkien
Hungarian
Hungarian Names
Hunsrik
Ibibio
Icelandic
Igbo
Ijaw
Illyrian
Ilocano
Indian Names
Indo-European
Indo-European Language Family
Indo-Iranian Languages
Indonesian
Indonesian Names
Ingush
Initial
Interlingua
Inuktitut
Invented Names
Iranian Names
Irish
Irish Names
Iroquoian Language Family
Isoko
Italian
Italian Names

J, K, L

Jamaican Patois
Japanese
Japanese Names
Javanese
Jèrriais
Jewish Names
Jin
Judeo-Italian
Judeo-Provençal
Judeo-Spanish
Kalaallisut
Kalasha
Kalmyk
Kanji
Kannada
Kanuri
Kartvelian Language Family
Kashmiri
Katakana
Kazakh
Ket
Khazar
Khmer
Khoekhoen
Kiga
Kikuyu
Kongo
Korean
Korean Names
Kurdish
Kyrgyz
Lakota
Language
Language Family
Language Isolate
Lao
Last Name
Late Latin
Latin
Latin Alphabet
Latvian
Limburgish
Limburgish names
Linguistics
Literature
Lithuanian
Loanword
Logogram
Louisiana Creole
Low German
Luganda
Luhya
Luo

M, N, O

Maasai
Macedonian
Made-up Names
Malagasy
Malay
Malayalam
Maltese
Mandarin
Manding
Mandinka
Maninka
Manx
Maori
Mapuche
Marathi
Marian Names
Matronym
Mauritian Creole
Maya
Mayan Language Family
Maya Hieroglyphics
Mbama
Melanesian Languages
Mende
Meroitic
Micronesian Languages
Middle English
Middle Name
Modern Greek Names
Mohawk
Mongolian
Mongolic Languages
Muskogean Language Family
Muslim Names
Mwanga
Mwera
Mythology
Na-Dené Language Family
Nahuatl
Name
Namesake
Names on the Internet
Name Days
Name Element
Name Laws
Name Meaning
Native American Languages
Navajo
Ndebele
Neapolitan
Neo-Aramaic
Nepali
New Testament
Ngarrindjeri
Ngas
Nickname
Niger-Congo Language Family
Nilo-Saharan Language Family
Nkore
Nomen
Norman
Normans
Northeast Caucasian Language Family
Northwest Caucasian Language Family
North Caucasian Language Family
Norwegian
Nuer
Numerology
Nuu-chah-nulth
Nyamwezi
Nyoro
Occitan
Ogoni
Ojibwe
Old English
Old French
Old High German
Old Norman
Old Norse
Old Persian
Old Prussian
Old Testament
Omaha-Ponca
Onomastics
Oromo
Ossetian
Oto-Manguean Language Family

P, Q, R

Pama-Nyungan Language Family
Papiamento
Papuan Languages
Pashto
Patronym
Pen Name
Persian
Persian Names
Personal Name
Pet Form
Pet Name
Phoenician
Phoenician Alphabet
Phrygian
Pictish
Pidgin
Pintupi
Pitjantjatjara
Place Name
Polish
Polish Names
Polynesian Languages
Portuguese
Portuguese Names
Praenomen
Proper Name
Protestant Reformation
Provençal
Pseudonym
Punjabi
Punu
Purépecha
Puritan Names
Quechua
Quenya
Romance Languages
Romani
Romanian
Romansh
Roman Names
Rotuman
Runic Alphabet
Russian
Russian Names

S, T, U

Sabaean
Saint
Sami
Samoan
Sanskrit
Sardinian
Scandinavian Languages
Scandinavian Names
Scots
Scottish
Scottish Names
Script
Semitic Languages
Serbian
Serbo-Croatian
Serer
Shakespeare
Shakespearian Names
Shawnee
Shona
Short Form
Shoshone
Shuadit
Shuar
Sicilian
Sikh Names
Siksika
Sindarin
Sinhala
Sinhalese
Sino-Tibetan Language Family
Siouan Language Family
Sioux
Slavic
Slavic Languages
Slavic Names
Slovak
Slovak Names
Slovene
Somali
Sorbian
Sotho
Spanish
Spanish Names
Stage Name
Sumerian
Sundanese
Surname
Swahili
Swazi
Swedish
Syllabary
Tagalog
Tahitian
Tai-Kadai Language Family
Taíno
Tamazight
Tamil
Tamil Alphabet
Tarascan
Tatar
Telugu
Telugu Alphabet
Thai
Thai Alphabet
Thracian
Tibetan
Tibetan Alphabet
Tigrinya
Title
Tiv
Tobagonian Creole
Tolkien
Tongan
Tooro
Toponym
Transcription
Transliteration
Transparent Meaning
Trinidadian Creole
Tsonga
Tswana
Tumbuka
Tungusic Languages
Tupí
Turkic Languages
Turkish
Turkish Names
Turkmen
Twi
Ugaritic
Ukrainian
Uralic Language Family
Urdu
Urhobo
Usual Name
Ute
Uto-Aztecan Language Family
Uyghur
Uzbek

V, W, X, Y, Z

Variant
Venetian
Vernacular
Vietnamese
Vilamovian
Virgin Mary
Vocabulary
Vulgar Latin
Wakashan Language Family
Walloon
Warlpiri
Welsh
Welsh Names
Wolof
Writing System
Wu
Xhosa
Yao
Yiddish
Yolngu
Yoruba
Yucatec Maya
Yue
Yupik
Zapotec
Zarma
Zhuang
Zulu