Caland system

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The Caland system is a set of rules in the reconstructed Proto-Indo-European language which describes how certain words, typically adjectives, are derived from one another.[1] It was named after Dutch Indologist Willem Caland, who first formulated part of the system.


  1. ^ Benjamin W. Fortson (2004). Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction. Blackwell Publishing. p. 123. ISBN 1-4051-0316-7.