Bernat Munkácsi

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Munkácsi, Bernat

 

Born Mar. 12, 1860, in Nagyvárad, now Oradea, Rumania; died Sept. 21, 1937, in Budapest. Hungarian linguist and ethnologist. Academician of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1910).

Munkácsi graduated from the University of Budapest in 1882. His principal works dealt with comparative-historical linguistics, Turkic and Iranian studies, and ethnology. He studied the Finno-Ugric peoples of the Volga region and western Siberia. He edited the journal Ethnographia and was the founder of the journal Keleti Szemle (Eastern Review). Munkácsi founded the Hungarian committee of the International Society of Central and East Asia (1904).

WORKS

A vogul nyelvjárások szóragozásukban ismertetve. Budapest, 1894.
Vogul népköltési gyűjtemény, vols. 1–4. Budapest, 1892–1952.
Ária és kaukázusi elemek a finn-magyar nyehekben. Budapest, 1901.

REFERENCES

Munkácsi, N. Egy nagy magyar nyelvész. Budapest, 1943.
Kálmán, B. “Munkácsi Bernát emlékezete.” Magyar Tud. Akad., Nyelvés
Irodalomtudományi Osztályának Közleményei, 1960, 16th ed., nos. 1–4.
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