He graduated in 1917, took a doctorate (dr.philol.) in 1925, and became professor in linguistics in 1930. He published over 200 scholarly papers. Linguistically he was an advocate of the Aasen line of new Norwegian, and he was the chairman of Noregs Mållag from 1930 to 1932.
- Sogn og Fjordane county encyclopedia (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation)
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