Juha Janhunen

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Juha Janhunen (born 12 February 1952 in Pori) is a Finnish linguist whose wide interests include Uralic and Mongolic languages, Professor at Helsinki University. He has done fieldwork on Samoyedic languages and on Khamnigan Mongol.[1] More recently he has collaborated with Chinese scholar Wu Yingzhe to produce a critical edition of two newly discovered Liao Dynasty epitaphs written in the Khitan small script.


  • 2003. The Mongolic languages. London: Routledge.
  • 2010. With Wu Yingzhe. New Materials on the Khitan Small Script: A Critical Edition of Xiao Dilu & Yelü Xiangwen. Global Orietal. ISBN 9781906876500


  1. ^ Hyytiäinen, Tiina; Jalava, Lotta; Saarikivi, Janne et al., eds. (2012). "Bibliography of the Publications of Juha Janhunen". Suomalais-Ugrilaisen Seuran Toimituksia 264. ISBN 978-952-5667-34-9. 

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