Digital Etymological Dictionary of the Oldest Vocabulary of Finnish

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Abstract

This paper presents the new project Digital etymological dictionary of the oldest vocabulary of Finnish (University of Helsinki, funded by the Kone Foundation) and discusses the present state and challenges of the (especially digital) etymological resources of the Finnic languages and Uralic languages in general. It is also shown how crowdsourcing of etymology can work, and how the present platform could be used in the etymological lexicography of other languages and language families.
Original languageEnglish
JournalRasprave Instituta za hrvatski jezik i jezikoslovlje
Volume46
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)733-747
Number of pages15
ISSN1331-6745
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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