Joseph Vendryes


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Vendryes, Joseph

 

Born Jan. 13, 1875, in Paris; died there Jan. 30, 1960. French linguist. Specialist in general and Indo-European linguistics. Professor at the Sorbonne (1907).

Vendryes was a member of the Academy of Inscriptions and Belles-Lettres (in Paris) and the foreign academies of Ireland, The Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, People’s Republic of Poland, and the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic. Vendryes was an advocate of the so-called sociological school, whose point of view was reflected in his book Language: A Linguistic Introduction to History (1921; Russian translation, 1937). Latin, Greek, and the Celtic languages were his primary interests.

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Traité d’accentuation grecque. Paris, 1929.
Traité de grammaire comparée des langues classiques. Paris, 1924. (With A. Meillet.)
Choix d’études linguistiques et celtiques. Paris, 1952.
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Queneau reprend a son compte les theses du linguiste Joseph Vendryes exposees dans Le Langage (20), dont il cite des extraits assez longs.
12 Joseph Vendryes, Lexique etymologique de l'irlandais ancien: Lettre C (Paris, 1987), 262, 263.
Stanley); Joseph Vendryes, Lexique etymologique de l'irlandais ancien: Lettres T-U (Paris, 1978), T-33.
9 Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru (Caerdydd, 1950-), 1218; Joseph Vendryes, Lexique etymologique de l'irlandais ancien: Lettre A (Paris, 1959), 76.
camm; Holger Pedersen and Henry Lewis, A Concise Comparative Celtic Grammar (Gottingen, 1937), 40; Joseph Vendryes, Lexique etymologique de l'irlandais ancien: Lettre C (Paris, 1987), 28-9.
9) Rudolf Thurneysen, A Grammar of Old Irish (Dublin, 1946), 81; Joseph Vendryes et al, Lexique etymologique de l'irlandais ancien: Lettre C (Paris, 1987), 296-7.
Wainwright (Edinburgh, 1955), 129-66, at 145; Joseph Vendryes, Lexique etymologique de l'irlandais ancien: Letters M N O P (Paris, 1960), M-1; D.
7) Joseph Vendryes, Lexique etymologique de l'irlandais ancien: Lettres M N O P (Paris, 1960), M-51; Focloir Gaeilge-Bearla, ed.
3) Rudolf Thurneysen, A Grammar of Old Irish (Dublin, 1946), 6; Joseph Vendryes, Lexique etymologique de l'irlandais ancien: Lettres T-U (Paris, 1978), T-151.