Jost Trier

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Jost Trier (15 December 1894 in Schlitz, Hesse – 15 September 1970 in Bad Salzuflen) was a German Germanic linguist and (Medievalist).

He taught as a professor at Münster University since 1932. In 1968 he was awarded the Konrad-Duden-Preis. He developed the lexical field theory.

Literary works[edit]

  • Der deutsche Wortschatz im Sinnbezirk des Verstandes, 1931