William Dwight Whitney

American orientalist

1827   -   1894

country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: University of Tübingen, Williams College
occupation: lexicographer, linguist, librarian, translator, writer, university teacher
award received: Pour le Mérite for Sciences and Arts
position held: President of the Society for Classical Studies

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William Dwight Whitney (; February 9, 1827 – June 7, 1894) was an American linguist, philologist, and lexicographer known for his work on Sanskrit grammar and Vedic philology as well as his influential view of language as a social institution. He was the first president of the American Philological Association and editor-in-chief of The Century Dictionary.
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Century Dictionary

book by William Dwight Whitney

author: William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Century Dictionary and Cyclopaedia

book by William Dwight Whitney

author: William Dwight Whitney

Sanskrit Grammar

1889 book on Sanskrit grammar by W. D. Whitney

author: William Dwight Whitney

1889 or 1950

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