Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Dec 15 19:31:36 UTC 1999

At 8:11 PM +0000 12/15/99, Aaron E. Drews wrote:
>On Wed, 15 Dec 1999, Tivoli Majors wrote:
>}        I received an inquiry today and wonder if someone could help. Someone
>}asked me if there is a way of referring to the beginning portion of names
>}like MacDonald, McCarthy, O'Neill, etc. Does anyone know of a term to
>}describe these parts of names?
>patronymic?  (also -ovich, sen/son, etc)


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