Renowned linguist Fran Lamofche celebrated

Ljubljana – Slovenian linguist Fran Lamovs (1890-1952) remembered for the Institute of Slovenian Languages ​​he founded in 1945, now bearing his name, to mark the 70th anniversary of the linguist We are having Lamovsh Days as part of our first Lamovsh Week. death.

Having excelled in school, Lamovsz studied linguistics in Imperial Vienna and at the age of 24 received a doctorate to begin a illustrious academic career.

In 1919 he became one of the first four professors at the newly founded University of Ljubljana.

He gave his first lecture in Slovenian at the new university on December 3 of that year, which is remembered as the founding date of the university.

What followed were a number of top offices and research results, particularly on dialects of Slavic languages.

Among other things, he was Rector of the University and co-founder and later chairman of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SAZU), founded in 1938.

In 1950 he was awarded the prestigious Prešeren Prize for his scholarship and achievements in Slovenian orthography.

His efforts to study the Slovenian language culminated in the establishment of a major Slovenian institution to systematically study the Slovenian language.

The Fran Lamovs Slovenian Language Institute is one of many specialized institutions under the SAZU Scientific Research Center (ZRC SAZU).

The best-known websites today are Fran, Franček, the Language Advisory Service, and Terminologišče, a portal focused on terminology advice.

Fran started in 2014 as an entry point for browsing about 40 dictionaries, 4 corpora, various databases, and 2 online language advisory services.

Lamovsh Week kicks off today with Lamovsh Day, showcasing the Institute, its achievements and its vision.

Sabine Kirchmeier, President of the European Union of National Institutes of Linguistics, said that from Ljubljana, Zagreb, Prague, Sarajevo, Krakow, Belgrade, Bratislava and Skopje, representatives of the National Institutes of Practically all Slavic languages Address the participants when they meet for the first time. , Klagenfurt, Trieste.

Lamovs Week is a collaboration between ZRC SAZU, SAZU and the Ljubljana Faculty of Arts. This includes an exhibition on Lamovs this afternoon, a Lamovs symposium on Wednesday and a conference on Slovenian dialects on Thursday and Friday. Last Friday, a SAZU delegation laid a wreath on Lamovsz’s grave at the Žlele cemetery in Ljubljana. Renowned linguist Fran Lamofche celebrated

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