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  Latin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Latin is also still used (drawing heavily on Greek roots) to furnish the names used in the scientific classification of living things.
Latin is a synthetic or inflectional language: affixes are attached to fixed stems to express gender, number, and case in adjectives, nouns, and pronouns, which is called declension; and person, number, tense, voice, mood, and aspect in verbs, which is called conjugation.
Latin was once taught in most of the schools in Britain with academic leanings - perhaps 25% of the total [1].
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  Lake Constance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lake Constance or Lake of Constance (German and Alemannic Bodensee, French Lac de Constance) is a large lake on the Rhine between Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
Lake Constance was formed by the Rhine Glacier during the ice age.
The Rhine, the Bregenzer Ache, and the Dornbirner Ache carry sediments from the Alps to the lake, thus gradually decreasing the depth of the lake in the southeast.
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 USGS Astrogeology: Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature - Planetary Body Names and Discoverers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Named by Pickering for one of the Titanesses.
Irregular satellites are named for the Nereids, the daughters of Nereus and Doris, and the attendants of Neptune.
Triton is named for the sea-god son of Poseidon (Neptune) and Amphitrite.
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 Latin - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Latin is also still used (drawing heavily on Greek roots) to furnish the names used in the scientific classification of living things.
Latin is a synthetic inflectional language: affixes (which most times encode more than one grammatical category) are attached to fixed stems to express gender, number, and case in adjectives, nouns, and pronouns, which is called declension; and person, number, tense, voice, mood, and aspect in verbs, which is called conjugation.
Latin was once taught in most of the schools in Britain with academic leanings - perhaps 25% of the total [1].
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 Latin
All Romance languages descend from a Latin parent, and many words based on Latin are found in other modern languages such as English.
Moreover, in the Western world, Latin was a lingua franca, the learned language for scientific and political affairs, for more than a thousand years, being eventually replaced by French in the 18th century and English in the late 19th.
Latin and Romance differ (for example) in that Romance had distinctive stress whereas Latin had distinctive length of vowels.
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 Minnesota Secretary of State - Elections
Named for William Alexander Aitken (whose name is properly spelled with an "e"), a fur trader with the Ojibways.
Named for Willian Pitt Murray, member of the territorial legislature 1852-55 and 1857; member of the constitutional convention; state representative, 1863 and 1868; state senator, 1866-67 and 1875-76; served seventeen years on the St. Paul City Council and was St. Paul City Attorney for thirteen years.
Named for Joseph Renville, captain in the British Army who led the Dakotas in attacks on the American frontier during the War of 1812; served as interpreter in Long Expedition to Red River and Lake Winnipeg in 1823; later employed as a trader for the American Fur Company.
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 A Sense Of Place - The Legacy of Names - Minnesota Conservation Volunteer: Minnesota DNR
Detroit Township and Detroit Lakes were named with the French word referring to the strait formed by the long point extending from the south shore, nearly dividing the lake into two basins.
Lake Traverse is a translation of the Dakota name that indicated the lake lay crosswise in orientation to nearby Big Stone Lake and Lac qui Parle.
And in Swift County, Swenoda Township was named for its Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish settlers.
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 Latin Information Center - latin girls
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Latin is a synthetic english to latin dictionary inflectional language: affixes (which sometimes encode more than latin girl one grammatical category) are attached to fixed stems to express gender, number, and case in adjectives, nouns, and pronouns, which is called declension; and person, number, tense, voice, mood, and aspect in verbs, which is called conjugation.
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 Latin names of lakes - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Until the Modern Era, Latin was the common language for scholarship and mapmaking.
For genealogists and historians of pre-Modern Europe, knowing alternate names of places is vital to extracting information from both public and private records.
Latin names of communities (this list includes only small towns and villages)
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 List of Roman place names in Britain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The early sources for Roman names show numerous variants and mis-spellings of the Latin names.
Moreover one of the principal authorities, Ptolemy, wrote in Greek so names that he records need to be transliterated back into Latin to reveal the original form.
Note that in general only one source is shown below for each name, although many of the names are recorded in more than one of the sources.
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 The Ultimate Latin - American History Information Guide and Reference
It is said that 80% of scholarly English words are derived from Latin (in a large number of cases by way of French).
Ecclesiastical Latin remains the formal language of the Roman Catholic Church to this day, which makes it the official national language of the Vatican.
Latin courses offered in high schools and universities are primarily geared toward translating Latin texts into modern languages rather than teaching it as a tool of communication.
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 Category:Latin names of places - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of Latin place names in the Balkans
List of Latin place names in Continental Europe
List of Latin place names in North Atlantic islands
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 Latin
All Romance languages descend from Latin, and many words based on Latin are found in other modern languages such as English.
Actually the Romance languages are not derived from Classical Latin but rather from the spoken Vulgar Latin.
Another major distinction between Romance and Latin is that Romance languages, excluding Romanian, have lost their case endings in most words except for some pronouns.
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 Great Lakes native flora
Carl von Linne created scientific names for plants, or botanical nomenclature, in order for scientists and plants lover all over the world to be able to identify the same plant with the same name.
The first name is the generic name, and states the genus to which the plant belongs; the second name, called the specific name, describes the species of the plant.
The generic name is always capitalized and italized, and often honors the person who found the plant, or relates to mythology or description.
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 NPR : Space Probe to End Moon Mission with a Bang
The moon's "seas" -- or maria, in Latin -- are large, dark plains formed by ancient basaltic floods.
Early astronomers mistook these features to be actual bodies of water; hence, the names.
Lunar "lakes" -- lacus in Latin -- are smaller basaltic plains of similar origin, while the "bays" -- or sinus -- are a related set of topographical features.
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 MapDig - Portal:Geography
The name "Darjeeling" is a combination of the Tibetan words Dorje ("thunderbolt") and ling ("place"), translating to "The land of the thunderbolt." During the British Raj in India, Darjeeling's temperate climate led to its development as a hill station (hill town) for British residents to escape the heat of the plains during the summers.
In the recent years the town's fragile ecology is threatened by a rising demand for environmental resources, stemming from growing tourist traffic and poorly planned urbanisation.
Mansfield Hollow Lake in Windham County, Connecticut, USA.
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 Native Baby Names - Native Names
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(Latin) "From Britanny or Britain." Transferred use of the surname, which originated in the Middle Ages as an ethnic name for a native of Brittany (France), or Britain (England)...
American place name: one of the Great Lakes, the famous Erie Canal from Albany to Buffalo, and a tribe of Native Americans who lived in western New York State and Ohio.
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 Place names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
While very few of the small lakes, rivers, or hills in the interior, have as yet received any names; almost all the streams, points, and bays, along the coast of the great lakes, are known by some name, generally either of Indian or French derivation.
Names for the Irish patriot Robert Emmet (1778-1803), who was hanged as a traitor to the British government at the age of 23.
Named for the lake (Lac des Hurons) the French named for the Native American tribe they called "hure" (Hurons)--meaning "head"--when they saw the fantastic way they dressed their hair.
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 Latin - Wikinfo
Moreover, Latin was a lingua franca, the learned language for scientific and political affairs, for more than a thousand years, being eventually replaced by French in the 18th century and English in the late 19th.
Latin has an extensive flectional system, which mainly operates by appending endings to a fixed stem.
See also: Latin literature, Latin proverbs, List of Latin phrases, Brocards, Roman Empire, New Latin, Latin names of European cities, Latin names of European rivers.
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 Boys Names - L
Lachlan (Irish, Gaelic) "From the land of lakes." May also possibly refer to a Viking ancestor or mean "bellicose...
Lacrosse (French) "The cross." Lacrosse is a game which got its name from the French term for a crozier, or bishop's crook...
Lake Geography name for an inland body of water.
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 Groton Lakes Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The common names refer to its full, bottle-brush-like growth form and its forked, antler-shaped leaves.
The Latin name Ceratophyllum pertains to the horned leaf edges - Cerato derives from the Greek word "keras" (horn, as in rhinoceros).
If it is growing near the lake bottom, it will form modified leaves which it uses to anchor to the sediment.
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 Thousands of NAMES for your dog, horse, cat, pet or child from Chinaroad Lowchens of Australia -
Many given names in the English language refer to El, a Hebrew name for God, and have their origin in the Bible.
For those wanting some "baddie" names, here is our list of names of real Mafia or underground crime figures, plus our own list of suggested names.
Names of male and female characters and villains from the James Bond movies.
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 How the Planets and Satellites Got Their Names
Named for the winged Roman god of travel because it appears to move so swiftly.
(named for one of the horses that drew Mars' chariot);
Saturn was the Roman name for the Greek Cronos, god of farming and the father of Zeus/Jupiter.
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 Bluegill Fishing
Other names: sunperch, blue sunfish, copperbelly, copperhead, coppernose bream, redbreasted sunfish, yellowbelly, bluemouth sunfish, baldface, plumb granny, pumpkinseed, pond perch.
It is found in nearly all waters of the state but is far more abundant in lakes and ponds than in streams and rivers.
The gill covers and chin are bright blue, giving the bluegill its name.
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The castle with its moat and rampart was located on the peninsula between the two lakes: "Sciten Minor" and "Sciten Maior" (from Latin).
The name was changed later into Ortelsburg until the year 1945.
Slavic population living in vicinity of this district, named the place: Szczytno (from the mentioned above Latin names of the lakes).
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 USGS Astrogeology: Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature - Categories for Naming Planetary Features   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Names are drawn from myths and folktales of cultures of the Far North such as Norse, Chukchi, Inuit, Sami, etc.
Facula: Names of islands on Earth that are not politically independent Faculae: Names of archipelagos
Lakes on Earth, preferably with a shape similar to the lacus on Titan
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 20000-NAMES.COM: Male Names / L, Page 1 of 3. Etymologies of names. Meanings and Origins of male names.
: Biblical name of the son of Methusael and father of Tubal-Cain, meaning "pauper" in Hebrew and "priest/servant of God" in Akkadian.
The name is used to denote a "Pole," but it is said to have derived from the tribe of Lędzianie, itself from the Slavic word lęda, meaning "uncultivated field," therefore Lech might be more accurately translated as "a rustic."
(Lemminkäinen): Finnish myth name of a hero of the Kalevala, a sorcerer or magician said to be able to "sing the sand into pearls." The meaning of the name is unknown but it is probably related to the name Lempi, meaning "love."
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 Igor | Business Names for Companies Names for Products
A Hundred Monkeys is one of a generation of naming firms that are paid tens or even hundreds of thousands of euros to develop company names and brands.
Increasingly, the demand is for names that trip off the tongue and linger in the mind, while avoiding the pitfalls of trademark legislation.
But while companies spend thousands on coming up with the perfect name, which is often prefigured for months or even years by a codename, some people at the sharp end of the information technology industry's forays into new names and brands are more skeptical.
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 Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Latin Jazz - PopMatters Music Review
Tito Puente, is represented here by his Latin Ensemble's 1986 recording of "Spain", a Spanish tinged, fusion piece composed by Chick Corea in the seventies and covered by a wide variety of jazz artists.
The piece climaxes with the tenor solo, the longest and most inspired of the three improvisations, and concludes with the melody, succinctly, before the fire is given a chance to die down.
Another, slightly younger legend of the Latin jazz scene is Poncho Sanchez, who has offered a track called "Joseito", recorded in 2000 and released on his album Soul of the Conga.
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 20000-NAMES.COM: Female Names / L, Page 1 of 3. Etymologies of names. Meanings and Origins of female names.
It is possible that the English name was derived from this cafe.
The name may be related to Latin Lavinia, itself of obscure origin, but possibly meaning "purity."
Most sources skip over the etymology of this name; a few sources give the folk etymology "woman of Rome," and one states that the name means "purity" in Latin.
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 Miami Hotels Guide
The hotel is a short drive from Downtown Miami's Business District and the Latin American Headquarters of most major multinational corporations.
Top Latin performers made Miami the international capital of the Latin music scene.
Bal Harbour Shops' tropical gardens create a lush backdrop for some of the world's best-known designer names including Bulgary, Chanel, Gucci, Prada and etc. Little Havana offers largest selection of Latin American music and souvenirs.
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