National programs and projects


The goal of the sub-project Onomastics is to provide a scientific basis and rationale for proper names of Latvia (primarily for place names and personal names, not forgetting the marginalized groups of proper names – urbanonyms, ergonyms, zoonyms, etc.), as well to manage the standardization of proper names; to raise public awareness of proper names and their academic, social and cultural value; and to ensure seamless functioning of the proper name system in Latvia. The final LiepU result of the project: monograph on the household names in Nīca by Benita Laumane.