Wilhelm Meyer-Lübke

Meyer-Lübke, Wilhelm (vĭlˈhĕlm mĪˈər-lüpˈkə) [key], 1861–1936, Swiss philologist. Meyer-Lübke taught at the universities of Jena, Vienna, and Bonn. He was the author of many works on Romance languages, chief among them being a four-volume grammar of Romance languages (1890–1902) and an etymological dictionary (in 13 parts, 1911–20).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Language and Linguistics: Biographies