Depth, brilliance, clarity: Andrey Anatolyevich Zaliznyak (1935–2017)

Pavel Iosad, Maria Koptjevskaja-tamm, Alexander Piperski, Dmitri Sitchinava

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The renowned Russian linguist, a fellow of the Russian Academy of Sciences Andrey A. Zaliznyak (Андрей Анатольевич Зализняк) 1 passed away on 24 December 2017 in Moscow. Zaliznyak’s main working place was the Institute of Slavic Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences, but he was also professor at Moscow State University. He made numerous and diverse important discoveries in morphology and historical linguistics and was instrumental in shaping linguistics education in the Soviet Union and in post-Soviet Russia. He laid much of the groundwork for the environment which enabled linguistic typology and language documentation to flourish there.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-184
JournalLinguistic Typology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 25 Apr 2018


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