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Research interests

Prof. Marko Snoj’s research focuses on Slovene, Slavic and Indo-European etymology, accentology, and Slovene diachronic onomastics. From 1981 to 2007 he participated in the continuation and completion of four volumes of Bezlaj’s Etymological Dictionary of Slovene (Etimološki slovar slovenskega jezika), published in 1982, 1995, 2005 and 2007.

Since 1993 he has been lecturing in the Department of Comparative and General Linguistics, (Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana) the course “Indo-European comparative grammar: inflection and accent”, and since 2000 “Introduction to the etymological method and research of sources”.

Between 1997 and 2011 he was co-editor of the international journal Slovenski jezik / Slovene Linguistic Studies.

Selected publications

SNOJ, Marko. Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan in Založba ZRC, 2009, 608 pp.

SNOJ, Marko. Slovene Place Names with the Suffix -ina: Some Difficult Cases and Implications for South Slavic Onomastics. Slovenski jezik / Slovene Linguistic Studies 7 (2009), pp. 45–59.

BEZLAJ, France, SNOJ, Marko, FURLAN, Metka, KLEMENČIČ, Simona. Etimološki slovar slovenskega jezika. Third volume, P–S. Ljubljana: Mladinska knjiga, 1995, XXVII + 355 pp. Fourth volume, Š–Ž. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU, 2005, XVI + 494 pp. Fifth volume, Indices. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU, 2007, VIII + 771 pp.

SNOJ, Marko. Slovar jezika Janeza Svetokriškega I–II. Ljubljana: SAZU in Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU, 2006, XVIII + 711 + 710 pp.

SNOJ, Marko. Slovenski etimološki slovar. Second edition, revised and supplemented. Ljubljana: Modrijan, 2003 (reprinted in 2009), XXVII + 1022 pp.

SNOJ, Marko. Rückläufiges Wörterbuch der albanischen Sprache. Hamburg: Helmut Buske Verlag, 1994, XII + 482 pp.

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Curriculum Vitae

Born: 19 April 1959 in Ljubljana.

1982: graduated (BA Hons.) from the Department of Comparative Linguistics and Ancient Oriental Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, in the field of Indo-European Comparative linguistics and Hittite Studies.

Since 1983: employed (tenure) in the Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language, ZRC SAZU.

1984: completed Masters Studies in the Department of Comparative Linguistics and Ancient Orientalistics, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, with the thesis Problem i-jevske in u-jevske barve v refleksih indoevropskih zlogotvornih sonantov n, m, r, l v baltoslovanskih jezikih.

1988: participated in a two months German course at the Goethe Institute in Göttingen, Germany.

1989: completed PhD Studies in the Department of Comparative Linguistics and Ancient Orientalist Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, with the thesis Praslovanski z iz indoevropskega s v luči novejših akcentoloških spoznanj.

1991: participated in a two months German course at the Goeth Institute in Prien am Chiemsee, Germany.

1991/1992 and 1994/1995: was awarded a Humboldt scholarship for research/study in the Department of Indo-European and General linguistics, University of Regensburg, Germany.

Since 1994: employed (part time) in the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana.

Keywords

etymology • onomastics • accentology • lexicography • Albanian studies 

Recognitions & awards

1995: Golden medal, awarded by ZRC SAZU