Category:Streets by denominative

From Pittsburgh Streets

According to Adrian Room, a street or road name is formally called a hodonym (from the Greek hodos, 'way, road, street'), and the part of the name like street, avenue, boulevard, way, or road is called a denominative.[1]

The subcategories below organize the thoroughfares of Pittsburgh by their denominatives.


  1. Adrian Room. An Alphabetical Guide to the Language of Name Studies, pp. 49–50. Scarecrow Press, Inc., Lanham, Md., 1996, ISBN 0-8108-3169-4. LCCN 96-33729. [view source]room