Historical, Indo-European, and Lexicographical Studies

Historical, Indo-European, and Lexicographical Studies : A Festschrift for Ladislav Zgusta on the Occasion of his 70th Birthday

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Mirroring the range of Ladislav Zgusta's publications, this volume presents Indo-European and general historical studies, running the gamut from phonology to morphology and syntax to etymology and the history of linguistics as well as lexicographical papers and theoretical contributions. In addition, the volume contains a complete bibliography of Ladislav Zgusta's publications, up-to-date through the Summer of 1994.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 393 pages
  • 157.5 x 231.1 x 20.3mm | 703.08g
  • De Gruyter
  • de Gruyter Mouton
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • Reprint 2011 ed.
  • Num. figs.
  • 3110128845
  • 9783110128840

Table of contents

Publications of Ladislav Zgusta. Part 1 Indo-European and general historical linguistic studies: nexus and "extraclausality" in Verdic, or "sa-fige" all over again - an historical (re)examination, Hans Henrich Hock; some archaisms in the Illiad, Henry M. Hoenigswald; the origin and evolution of primary derivative suffixes in Dravidian, Bh. Krishnamurti; ex oriente nox, W.P. Lehmann; Indo-European religion, Edgar C. Polome; archaism and innovation in proto-Celtic?, Karl Horst Schmidt; on Old Persian hypocoristics in -iya-, Rudiger Schmitt; some problems of Latin adverbs, Oswald Szemerenyi; Hittite telipuri-"district, precinct", Johann Tischler; lexical archaisms in the Tocharian languages, Werner Winter. Part 2 Papers on lexicography and history of linguistics: corrections and additions to the Ossetic etymological dictionary, V.I. Abaev; more on the diccionario Griego-Espanol, Francisco R. Adrados; uphill with Dasypodius - on the lexicographic treatment of weak nouns in German, Elmer H. Antonsen; the gnosiological and dianoetic aspects of language and the limitedness of G.B. Vico's theory, Walter Belardi; re-constructing ideology, part one - animadversions of John Horne Tooke on the origins of affixes and non-designative words, Frederic Dolezal; Greek maulisterion and its group - a lexicographical essay, Olivier Masson; the vocabulary of culture - a potential method of contrastive description, Oskar Reichmann; the lexical semitisms of Septuagint Greek as a reflex of the history of the Hebrew vocabulary - implications concerning lexical diachromy and historical lexicography, Haiim B. Rosen; printed language dictionaries and their standardization - notes on the progress towards a general theory of lexicography, Herbert Ernst Wiegand.show more