Dirr, Adolf

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Dirr, Adolf


Born Dec. 17, 1867, in Augsburg; died Apr. 9, 1930, in Passau. German linguist and ethnologist.

Dirr was curator of the Museum of Ethnology in Munich. He studied Caucasian languages and was the author of Introduction to the Study of the Caucasian Languages (1928).


Grammatika udinskogo iazyka. Tiflis, 1903.
Tsakhurskii iazyk. Grammaticheskii ocherk, teksty, sbornik tsakhurskikh slov s russkim k nemu ukazatelem. [No place, 1913.]
Theoretisch-praktische Grammatik der modernen georgischen (grusinischen) Sprache. Vienna-Leipzig [1904].
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