Demetrio Camarda

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Demetrio Camarda (Arbërisht: Dhimitër Kamarda; Piana degli Albanesi, 1821 – Livorno, 1882) was an Arbëreshë linguist, patriot of the Arbëreshë, and publisher of Albanian folklore, with scientific knowledge also in the field of Indo-European linguistics. He was the follower of the work already performed by Jeronim De Rada.[1] His main work, Test of Comparative Grammar on Albanian Language is the first scientific work of comparative historic study on the topic.[2] He made an important contribution with the publication of The Albanian general alphabet in 1869.

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  1. ^ Encyclopaedia britannica: a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and ..., by Hugh Chisholm, page 486, eleventh edition, New York 1911 ([1]).
  2. ^ Saggio di grammatologia comparata sulla lingua albanese, by Demetrio Camarda ([2]) and Appendice al saggio di grammatologia comparata sulla lingua albanese, by Demetrio Camarda ([3]).