Oldrich Hujer

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Hujer, Oldřich


Born Nov. 25, 1880, in Pacefice: died 1942. Czech linguist; member of the Czech Royal Scientific Society; member of the Czech Academy of Sciences (1924).

In 1924, Hujer became a professor at Charles University in Prague. He was editor of the linguistics section in the journals Listy filologické, Nase řeč, Slavia, and Naŝe vëda. He was one of the founders of Slavia (1922). His work dealt with Indo-European, primarily Slavic, languages; his basic writings dealt with the declension of Slavic nouns and the history of the Czech language before the introduction of writing.


Slovanská deklinace jmenná. Prague, 1910.
Vývoj jazyka československého. In the collection československá vlastivěda, part 3. Prague, 1934.
Úvod do déjin jazykačeského, 3rd ed. Prague, 1946.
In Russian translation:
Vvedenie v istoriiu cheshskogo iazyka. Moscow, 1953.


Soupis praci Oldficha Hujera: K jeho sedesátce v listopadu 1940. Prague, 1940.


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