MALOV, Sergej Efimovič

MALOV, Sergej Efimovič. Kazan 4.1.(16.1.)1880 — Leningrad 6/7.9.1957. Russian Central Asian Scholar. Son of a Professor of the Spiritual Academy. Graduated 1904 at Kazan and 1909 at Oriental Faculty, St.Petersburg, in Islamic Languages. Mag. 1916 in Turkish Linguistics, Dr. of Linguistics 1935. Worked in St.Petersburg/Leningrad. He was Director of Kazan University Numismatic Museum, of North-Eastern Archaeological and Ethnographical Institute, of East Tatar Academy, of Oriental Pedagogical Institute (Kazan, 1917-22). In 1909-17 worked at Anthropological and Ethnographical Institute of AN and 1929-34 at Turcological Cabinet and 1934-57 at Linguistic Institute of AN (as head of Sector of Turkic Languages). From 1939 Corresponding Member of AN SSSR. In 1943-45 Head of Sector of Turkic Languages at Kazakh Pedagogical Institute in Alma Ata, from 1945 distinguished scientific worker in Kazan.

SEM made several expeditions to Chinese Turkestan (1909-11 and 1913-15) and studied ancient and modern Uigur languages.

Publications: at least 170 publications, e.g.:

ed. with V. V. Radlov: Suvarṇaprabhāsa (Sutra zolotogo bleska). Bibl. Buddh. 17. Petrograd 1917.

Pamjatniki drevnetjurkskoj pis’mennosti. Teksty i issledovanija. 452 p. M.-Lg. 1951; Enisejskaja pis’mennost’ tjurkov. Teksty i perevody. 116 p. M.-Lg. 1952; Pamjatniki drevnetjurkskoj pis’mennosti Mongolii i Kirgizii. 111 p. M.-Lg. 1959.

Lobnorskij jazyk. Teksty, perevod, slovar’. 200 p. Frunze 1956; Jazyk želtyh ujgurov. Slovar’ i grammatika. 196 p. Alma Ata 1957; Ujgurskie narečija Sin’czjana. Teksty, perevody, slovar’. 183 p. M. 1961; Jazyk želtyh ujgurov. Teksty i perevody. 220 p. M. 1967.

numerous articles on Turcology and ancient Uigur.

Sources: *Kononov, Biobibl. slovar’ oteč. tjurkologov; Miliband, Biobibliogr. slovar’ sovetskih vostokovedov. 1977.

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