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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Aude  Wirth
Institution: Université Catholique de Louvain
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State and/or Country: Belgium   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): French
Selected Publications: 2005. En collaboration avec É. Buchi, « De la description définie au nom propre de personne : sur un apport possible de l’anthroponymie historique à la théorie du nom propre modifié », Langue française 146, 23-38.
2004. Les Noms de lieux de Meurthe-et-Moselle. Dictionnaire étymologique, Haroué, Gérard Louis, 324 p.
2003. Éléments d’anthroponymie lorraine. Application de la méthodologie PatRom à une sélection de noms de famille, Dijon, Association Bourguignonne d’Études Linguistiques et Littéraires, 222 p.

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