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Not infrequently Maphist is posted toponymic queries relating to Central
Europe (partly in order to give Ron Whistance-Smith something to do in his
spare time), so I alert subscribers to the following article arrived on my
desk this morning (excuse the lack of accents/diacritics):-

Helysegnevek a romaniai koztudatban : az endonima es exonima mezsgyejen =
Place-names in the common knowledge of Hungarians from Romania : on the
boundaries of endonyms and exonyms / BARTOS-ELEKES Zsombor. - In 'Geodezia
es Kartografia : a Magyar foldmeresi, terkepeszti es taverzekelesi tarsasag
lapja' (Budapest),  2002,  54.evf.,2,  19-24. - Summ. in E. - 7 notes &
bibliogr. (including Lipszky's map of 1804-06). - Summ. begins: "By
definition, the terms 'endonym' and 'exonym' do not include locally used,
unofficial names.  Therefore, I propose to create a new term, 'internym', to
define them."; and notes also: "Many localities are known to have several
unofficial Hungarian names.  A complete standardization of the Hungarian
place-names took place from 1898 to 1913.". - ISSN 0016-7118

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