TRADITIONAL NATURE MANAGEMENT OF THE EVENKS OF SOUTHERN YAKUTIA: TOPONYMIC FACTS
Merkel' Elena Vladimirovna, Yadreeva Lidiya Dmitrievna, Yakovleva Lyubov' Anatol'evna Technical Institute (Branch) of North-Eastern Federal University named after M. K. Ammosov
Abstract. In the article the toponyms of the Evenk origin of the south of Yakutia, which are connected with the history of the development of the territory under consideration, are analyzed. The research is based on the materials collected by the authors through oral interviews with the Evenks (hunters and deer-breeders), by processing local written sources (lists of settlements, geographical maps of different years of publication, Evenki-Russian dictionaries, etc.). The etymology of toponyms associated with such traditional kind of nature management of the Evenks as hunting is considered in the work. The description of a number of toponyms is accompanied by giving conjugate toponyms, functioning in the neighboring to Yakutia territories, presenting hunting ceremonies, and folk sayings.
Key words and phrases: топонимика, этимологический анализ, лексико-семантический анализ, охота, эвенки, toponymy, etymological analysis, lexico-semantic analysis, hunting, the Evenks.
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