LINGUIST List 11.1597

Fri Jul 21 2000

Qs: History of Linguistic Terms

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  1. Dietmar Zaefferer, History of Linguistic Terms

Message 1: History of Linguistic Terms

Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2000 19:59:41 +0200
From: Dietmar Zaefferer <>
Subject: History of Linguistic Terms

I am interested in the history of linguistic terms. So I am
grateful for any hints pointing at contributions to the
intersection of word formation, history of words, termino-
logy, and the history of linguistics. I am aware of course
of the literature on the latter as well as of the informa-
tion in some of the terminological dictionaries such as
the notes in small font in Trask 1993, but I am wondering
if anybody has used the tools of historical morphology and
lexicology on this special class of items.

If there is enough response I will be happy to summarize.

Dietmar Zaefferer

Dietmar Zaefferer 
Institut fur Deutsche Philologie
Theoretische Linguistik
Universit´┐Żt Munchen 
Schellingstr. 3 
D-80799 Munchen 
Phone: +49 89 2180 2060
Fax: +49 89 2180 3871
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