WALDE, Alois

WALDE, Alois. Innsbruck 30.11.1869 — Innsbruck (Prabook: Königsberg) 3.10.1924. Austrian IE and Classical Scholar. Studies Classics and IE at Innsbruck, Ph.D. there 1894. PD 1895 Innsbruck, then eo. Professor 1904-09. In 1909-12 Professor of Comparative Linguistics at Giessen, from 1912 had the same chair at Innsbruck and 1922-24 at Königsberg. In 1924 accepted position at Breslau, but died before going there.

Publications: Die germanischen Auslautsgesetze. 4+198 p. Halle 1900.

Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch. 47+870 p. Idg. Bibl. Heidelberg 1906, rev. 2nd ed. 31+1044 p. H. 1910, 3rd ed. rev. by J. B. Hoffmann. H. 1938.

Vergleichendes Wörterbuch der indogermanischen Sprachen. Hrsg. von J. Pokorny. 1-2. 877+716 p. B. 1927-30.

Sources: *W. Porzig, Idg. Jb. 10, 1924-25, 421-424 with bibliography and photo (also in TITUS Galeria); briefly D.B.E. 10, 1999, 300; prabook.com; Wikipedia.

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