Hans Henrich Hock

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Hans Henrich Hock (born 1938) is Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and Sanskrit at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Hock holds a Ph.D. in linguistics from Yale University. His research interests include general historical and comparative linguistics, as well as the linguistics of Sanskrit. He currently teaches general historical linguistics, Indo-European linguistics, Sanskrit, diachronic sociolinguistics, pidgins and creoles, and the history of linguistics. He has served on the Undergraduate Program Committee of the Department of Linguistics since 1993.

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  • "The so-called Aeolic inflection of the Greek contract verbs". PhD dissertation, Yale University, 1971.
  • Principles of historical linguistics. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1986. (Trends in Linguistics: Studies and Monographs, 34. Also as paperback.) (pp. xii, 722)
    • Principles of historical linguistics; second, corrected and augmented edition. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1991. (pp. xiii, 744)
  • (ed.) Studies in Sanskrit syntax: A volume in honor of the centennial of Speijer's "Sanskrit Syntax". Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1991.
  • (ed. with Elmer Antonsen) Stæfcræft: Studies in Germanic Linguistics: Selected papers from the 1st and 2nd Symposium on Germanic Linguistics, University of Chicago, 4 April 1985, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 3–4 Oct. 1986. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1991. (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 79.) (pp. viii, 217).
  • (with Brian Joseph) Language history, language change, and language relationship: An introduction to historical and comparative linguistics. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1996. (Trends in Linguistics, 93. Also as paperback.) (pp. xv, 602).
    • (with Brian Joseph) Language history, language change, and language relationship: An introduction to historical and comparative linguistics. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, rev. 2nd ed.
  • An early Upanisadic reader, with notes, glossary, and an appendix of related Vedic texts. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 2007.

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