Music Cataloging at Yale AACR2

Entry element for surnames with separately written prefixes

AACR2 22.5D1, 22.5D2, 22.5C8 and related LC RIs

See also Entry element for Spanish and Portuguese surnames
See also Capitalization of foreign terms in personal name headings (in progress)

Language Prefix Enter under
Afrikaans De, Du, Van der, Von prefix
Czech z part following prefix
Danish De prefix
all other prefixes part following prefix
Dutch ver prefix
De, Den, op de, ter, Van, Van der, ten, Van 't part following prefix
When a Dutch person's surname is not Dutch, follow the rules of the language for that name
LC RI 22.5D1: Even when a Dutch person's first work is in English, treat the name as Dutch.
English D', De, De la, Du, Le, Van, Von prefix
Flemish See Dutch
French prefix consisting of a contraction of article and preposition: La, Le, Du, Des prefix
prefix consisting of a preposition alone: D', De part following preposition
German prefix consisting of a contraction of article and preposition: Am, Aus'm, Vom, Zum, Zur; including Dutch names: De, Ten Prefix
Von, Von der, Zu part following prefix
When a German person's name is neither German nor Dutch, follow the rules of the language of that name
Italian Modern names: A, D', Da, De, Del, Della, Di, Li, Lo prefix
Medieval and early modern names: follow the form found in reference sources, and when the prefix is sometimes omitted in reference sources, enter under the part following the prefix
Norwegian Enter under the part following the prefix if it is of Scandinavian, German, or Dutch origin
Portuguese Da, Dos part following prefix
22.5C8: Treat Filho, Junior, Neto, Netto, Sobrinho following a surname as part of it
Romanian De prefix
A part following prefix
Slovak z part following prefix
Spanish prefix consists of an article only: Las prefix
all other prefixes: De, De las, Del part following prefix
Swedish Enter under the part following the prefix if it is of Scandinavian, German, or Dutch origin
af, av part following prefix
other
languages
prefix is neither an article, preposition, or combination prefix


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