Carl Borgstrøm

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Carl Hjalmar Borgstrøm
Born 1909
Died 1986
Nationality Norwegian
Fields linguistics, Celtic studies
Institutions University of Oslo
Known for work in Scottish Gaelic linguistics

Carl Hjalmar Borgstrøm (1909 – 1986) was a Norwegian professor of Indo-European linguistics who made significant contributions to the scientific study of Scottish Gaelic and Irish.[1][2]

His key publications on Scottish Gaelic include:

  • (1937) The dialect of Barra in the Outer Hebrides Norsk Tidsskrift for Sprogvidenskap 8
  • (1940) A linguistic survey of the Gaelic dialects of Scotland. The dialects of the Outer Hebrides Oslo University Press
  • (1941) A linguistic survey of the Gaelic dialects of Scotland. The dialects of Skye and Ross-shire Oslo University Press

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carl Hjalmar Borgstrøm". Store Norske Lekiskon. 6.12.2011. Retrieved 15 April 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ "Irish Researchers and Writers". University of Duisburg. Retrieved 15 April 2012.