JENSEN, Hans Detlef

JENSEN, Hans Detlef. Struvenhütten in Holstein 28.8.1884 — Rostock 4.8.1973. German (East) Linguist. Professor in Rostock. Gymnasium in Flensburg, studies 1905-09 at München, Berlin and Kiel. Ph.D. 1909 Kiel. In 1909-27 gymnasium teacher in Odenkirchen, Hildesheim and Kiel. From 1921 PD at Kiel, 1927 ao. Professor of comparative linguistics there. From 1943 beamt. ao. Professor at Rostock. As a member of NSDAP lost his position in 1946 and taught Russian in Volkhochschule. In 1948 back at the university as Docent, 1950 again Professor and from 1953 full Professor of comparative linguistics (at Greifswald, says Wiki, but the position is confirmed in Rostock Catalogue), emeritus in 1957, but continued teaching until 1968. A many-sided scholar. Die Schrift is a much used handbook.

Publications: Sprachwissenschaftliche Abhandlungen. 1. Studien zur Morphologie der polynesischen Sprachen, insbesondere des Samoanischen. 8+67 p. Kiel 1923.

Neudänische Syntax. 1923; Neupersische Grammatik. 1931; Finnische Grammatik. 1934.

Geschichte der Schrift. 8+231 p. 303 ill. Hannover 1925; Die Schrift in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart. 6+418 p. 445 fig. Glückstadt 1935, 2nd ed. 1958, 3rd 1969.

with G. Jacob & H. Losch: Das indische Schattentheater. 64 p. St. 1931; with G.J.: Das chinesische Schattentheater. 15+130 p. Das orientalische Schattentheater 3. St. 1933.

Altarmenische Grammatik. 1959; Altarmenische Chrestomathie. 1964.

Grammatik der Kanaresischen Schriftsprache. Lp. 1969.

Sources: H. Cumme, WZRostock 8, 1958-59, 133f.; D.G.K. 8th ed. 1954; Brockh. Enz. 17th ed. 9, 1970; Meyers Enz. Lex. 13, 1975; http://cpr.uni-rostock.de/gnd/142315303 with photo; German Wikipedia.

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