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Beekeeping: Etymology and Toponomastics
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This article examines the most widespread apicultural terminology present in the Slavic linguistic territory, highlighting beekeeping as a key economic activity among the Slavs, both in their ancestral homeland and after their migrations to the west, north, and south. In addition to basic apicultural terminology, the article examines certain geographical names whose origins were motivated by beekeeping. The article sheds…

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Neshkoska, Emilija, “Beekeeping: Etymology and Toponomastics”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief: Marc L. Greenberg, General Editor: Lenore A. Grenoble. Consulted online on 29 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_036273>
First published online: 2020

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