DUTENS, Alfred. 13.3.1841 — 8.7.1917. French Linguist. Ph.D. 1883 Paris. According to Meillet his dissertation was good, but attracted so little attention that the depressed author never published much more, but remained member of the Société de linguistique.
Publications: diss. Essai sur l’origine des exposants casuels en sanscrit. 302 p. P. 1883.
– Étude sur la simplification de l’orthographie. 503 p. P. 1906.
Sources: Meillet, BSL 21, 1918, 115f.; photo in his Étude.
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