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A specialist in Indo-European linguistics.
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(ˈɪn doʊˌyʊər əˈpi ə nɪst)

a linguist specializing in the study of the Indo-European languages.
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It was at this time that he began, again at the behest of Braun, a PhD under the supervision of the philologist and Indo-Europeanist Hans Krahe, (4) at the University of Tubingen, on the river names of Britain.
The second by publication date (2010) serves as a Festschrift for the Israeli Vedicist and Indo-Europeanist Shaul Migron (who, unusually for a Festschrift, has an article in the volume), and represents the proceedings of a conference held in his honor in 2001: it clearly lingered for some years in conference-volume limbo, as is so often the case.
The prize is named after Honor Chave, a Belgian Indo-Europeanist and Semitologist who started natural linguistics in France.
As to his higher training, he is an absolutely competent scholar to deal with Europe's linguistic past being both an Indo-Europeanist and a Uralist.
Among the antagonists he collected, the Indo-europeanist Ferdinand Sommer proved to be the most dangerous.
(1) It will be used for reference, and there are shocks for the Indo-Europeanist, such as the doubts cast on the long vowel of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 'liver' (pp.
(iii) Adams follows Tocharological and Indo-Europeanist tradition in setting up rootlike verb stems that make it impossible to predict the overall and specific properties of the verbal paradigms in question, even when such predictions are possible once the full verb stems (which can be extracted with relative ease from the--nonreduplicated--base of the past participle) and their morphosyntactic properties are taken into consideration.
What may be the chief interest of the selo- and s[hat{k}]elo-presents in Tocharian for the Indo-Europeanist is their origin.
thesis at Utrecht, like the present volume, dealt with Sanskrit and Maharastri (Specifieke eigenschappen van analytische constructies en composita in Sanskrit and Maharastri, 1977), he obviously approaches his research topics less as an Indologist than as a comparative Indo-Europeanist, with a strong bent toward Slavic linguistics, at that.
Most Indo-Europeanists, if not all, accept the existence of at least one laryngeal confirmed by its attestation in Hittite and other evidence, but the three-laryngeal theory also enjoys wide acceptance, whereas the fourth laryngeal has been more often disputed than not.
The 17 essays are from a July 2005 conference where classicists and Indo-Europeanists gathered to ponder how their respective fields can shed light of each other.
He discusses some of the regular sound correspondences among European languages that Indo-Europeanists were starting to notice.

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