Jarl Charpentier

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Jarl Charpentier (17 December 1884 – 5 July 1935) was a Swedish orientalist and linguist who worked at Uppsala University.[1]

Charpentier's research focused on Sanskrit literature but he was also interested in Indo-European comparative linguistics, including Iranistics, especially questions of etymology.[2]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Charpentier, J., (1927). The Meaning and Etymology of Puja. Indian Antiquary, 56, pp. 93–98.
  • Charpentier, J. ed., (1922). The Uttaradhyayanasutra. Lehmann & Stage.
  • Charpentier, J., (1931). Antiochus, King of the Yavanas. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 6(2), pp. 303–321.


  1. ^ Rapson, E. J. (1936). "Professor Jarl Charpentier". The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1): 177–179. JSTOR 25182100.
  2. ^ Utas, Bo (2011-10-14). "Charpentier, Jarl". Encyclopaedia Iranica. Retrieved 2018-08-31.