20 years of etymology: 1989-2009 Cover Image

20 de ani de etimologie: 1989-2009
20 years of etymology: 1989-2009

Author(s): Sorin Paliga
Subject(s): Language studies, Lexis, Historical Linguistics, Comparative Linguistics, Transformation Period (1990 - 2010), Philology
Published by: Editura Universităţii din Bucureşti
Keywords: Indo-European; Pre-Indo-European; Uralic; Altaic; Ugro-Finnic; comparative studies; substrat; etymology;

Summary/Abstract: The paper resumes the main etymological works – first of all etymological dictionaries, but also some other books focusing on various etymological aspects – referring to Central and Southeast European languages: Slavic, Romanian, Albanian, Hungarian, in vocabulary and place naming. The author points out the outstanding situation of Romanian, without any ‘Academic’ etymological dictionary, a situation unparalleled in Europe. The author also briefly resumes some of his studies and books recently published.

  • Issue Year: XLVI/2010
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 185-197
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Romanian