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694945A Lexicon and Onomastics, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 694945A  Validity 01.08.2015 -
Name Lexicon and Onomastics  Abbreviation Lexicon and Ono 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline1104 Finnish Language 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Faculty of Humanities 

Teachers
Name
Heini Karjalainen 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS credits / 135 hours of work

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish

 
Timing 

2 nd year, period I

 
Learning outcomes 

Students will be able to explain how the lexicon of Finnish has evolved. Students will be able to display knowledge of the fundamentals of etymological research. In addition, students will be familiar with the word formation in Finnish and basic terms of onomastics. Students will also be familiar with the basics of history of and contemporary trends in toponomastics and anthroponymy.

 
Contents 

History of Finnish lexicon, word formation and basics of onomastics and anthroponymy

 
Mode of delivery 

Contact teaching

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures (32 h); independent study and exercises (103 h)

 
Target group 

Students of Finnish Language

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Completion of the courses Structures of Finnish, as well as Phonology and Morphology required

 
Recommended optional programme components 

The course is an independent entity and does not require additional studies carried out at the same time.

 
Recommended or required reading 

Teaching material is handed out during lectures and can be found in Optima as well; in addition Ainiala et al. Nimistöntutkimuksen perusteet (2008) (pp. 144–347)

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Assessment methods and criteria 

Three home assignments and a formal examination, alternatively home assignments and a book examination

 
Grading 

0–5

 
Person responsible 

University Lecturer Niina Kunnas

 
Working life cooperation 

None

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Lexicon and Onomastics  Course  Niina Kunnas  08.09.21 -14.10.21

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