Hjalmar Frisk

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Hjalmar Frisk (4 August 1900, Gothenburg – 1 August 1984, Gothenburg) was a Swedish linguist in Indo-European studies and rector of Göteborg University 1951–1966.[1]

His most noted work was the three-volume Griechisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (Greek Etymological Dictionary) written in years 1954–1972 and published in Heidelberg.[2]

In 1968, he became a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.


  • Griechisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch, Heidelberg (3 Volumes; 1954–1972 (sometimes cited as 1960–1970))


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