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Frederik Herman Henri Kortlandt (June 19, 1946, Utrecht, The Netherlands) is a professor of descriptive and comparative linguistics at Leiden University. He is an expert on Baltic and Slavic languages, the Indo-European languages in general, and Proto-Indo-European, though he has also published studies of languages in many other language families. He has also studied ways to associate language families into super-groups such as Indo-Uralic. June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Utrecht is a municipality and the capital city of the Dutch province of Utrecht. ... The Netherlands (Dutch: Nederland) is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (Dutch: Koninkrijk der Nederlanden). ... Linguistics is the scientific study of human language, and someone who engages in this study is called a linguist or linguistician. ... Leiden University in the city of Leiden, is the oldest university in the Netherlands. ... The Baltic languages are a group of related languages belonging to the Indo-European language family and spoken mainly in areas extending east and southeast of the Baltic Sea in Northern Europe. ... The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages), a group of closely related languages of the Slavic peoples and a subgroup of Indo-European languages, have speakers in most of Eastern Europe, in much of the Balkans, in parts of Central Europe, and in the northern part of Asia. ... The Indo-European languages include some 443 (SIL estimate) languages and dialects, including most of the major language families of Europe, as well as many languages of Southwest and South Asia, which belong to a single superfamily. ... The Proto-Indo-Europeans are the hypothetical speakers of the reconstructed Proto-Indo-European language, a prehistoric people of the late Neolithic and early Bronze Age. ... Indo-Uralic is a hypothetical language family consisting of Indo-European and Uralic (and maybe further related languages). ...


Kortlandt, along with George van Driem and a few other colleagues, is one of the proponents of the Leiden School of linguistics, which describes language in terms of a meme or benign parasite. George van Driem is a professor and director of the Himalayan Languages Project at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands, and one of the worlds foremost experts on the Sino-Tibetan languages (or Tibeto-Burman languages). ...


Kortlandt holds five degrees from the University of Amsterdam: From Athenaeum Illustre to University In January 1632 two internationally acclaimed scientists, Caspar Barlaeus and Gerardus Vossius, held their inaugural speech in the Athenaeum Illustre - the illustrious school - which had its seat in the 14th-century Agnietenkapel. ...

Kortlandt is also a member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences and a Spinoza Prize laureate. 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wikibooks Wikiversity has more about this subject: School of Mathematics Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Mathematics Look up Mathematics in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Mathematics Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles — A collection of articles on various math topics, with interactive Java... U.S. Economic Calendar Economics at the Open Directory Project Economics textbooks on Wikibooks The Economists Economics A-Z Daily analysis of economics in the news (UK focus) Institutions and organizations Bureau of Labor Statistics - from the American Labor Department Center for Economic and Policy Research (USA) National Bureau... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... In mathematics, logic and computer science, a formal language is a set of finite-length words (i. ...


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Frederik Kortlandt - Japan (338 words)
Frederik Herman Henri (Frits) Kortlandt (June 19, 1946, Utrecht, The Netherlands) is; a professor of descriptive and comparative linguistics at Leiden University.
Kortlandt, along with George van Driem and a few other colleagues, is one of the proponents of the Leiden School of linguistics, which describes language in terms of a meme or benign parasite.
Kortlandt is also a member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences and a Spinoza Prize laureate.
Frederik Kortlandt at AllExperts (197 words)
Frederik Herman Henri Kortlandt (June 19 1946, Utrecht, The Netherlands) is a professor of descriptive and comparative linguistics at Leiden University.
Kortlandt, along with George van Driem and a few other colleagues, is one of the proponents of the Leiden School of linguistics, which describes language in terms of a meme or benign parasite.
Kortlandt is also a member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences and a Spinoza Prize laureate.
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