Michiel de Vaan

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Michiel de Vaan
Born 1973
Son en Breugel

Michiel de Vaan (born 1973) is a Dutch linguist and Indo-Europeanist, and a professor at the University of Leiden, where he teaches comparative Indo-European linguistics, historical linguistics and dialectology.

He has published extensively on Germanic, Albanian, and Indo-Iranian linguistics and philology. He has published more than 35 papers, has written three books and has edited a monograph. He wrote the etymological dictionary of Latin and other Italic languages as a contributor to the Leiden-based Indo-European Etymological Dictionary project.


  • Introducción al avéstico (with Javier Martínez; 2001, Ediciones Clásicas, Madrid. 140 pp.)
  • The Avestan Vowels (2003, Rodopi, Amsterdam/Atlanta. 710 pp.)
  • Germanic Tone Accents. (editor, 2006, Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Franconian Tone Accents, Leiden, 13-14 June 2003. Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik - Beiheft 131. Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart)
  • Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (2008, Leiden etc.: Brill. 825 pp.)


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