Moritz Heyne

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Moritz Heyne

Moritz Heyne (June 8, 1837, Weißenfels - March 1, 1906, Göttingen) was a German Germanic linguist (Germanist).

He taught as a professor at the University of Halle (1869-1870), University of Basel (1870-), University of Göttingen (1883-).

He worked with Jakob Grimm to edit his dictionary after 1867.

Literary works[edit]

  • Laut- und Flexionslehre der altgermanischen Dialekte, 1862
  • Heliand, 1866
  • Deutsches Wörterbuch, 3 vols., 1890-1895
  • Ruodlieb, 1897