Elmar Seebold

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Elmar Seebold (born September 28, 1934 in Stuttgart ) is a German Germanist and linguist , lexicologist and runologist .


Between 1971 and 1983 Seebold was Professor of German Philology at the University of Freiburg im Üechtland , then he moved to the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich . He has been retired since 1999. Seebold is the current editor and editor of the Etymological Dictionary of the German Language .

Publications (selection)

  • Comparative and etymological dictionary of Germanic strong verbs. Mouton, The Hague and Paris 1970.
  • The system of the Indo-European half-vowels. Carl Winter, Heidelberg 1972, ISBN 3-533-02197-1 .
  • Etymology. An introduction using the example of the German language. Beck, Munich 1981, ISBN 3-406-08037-5 .
  • The system of personal pronouns in the early Germanic languages. Its structure and its origin. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen 1984, ISBN 3-525-26222-1 .
  • Chronological dictionary of the German vocabulary. The vocabulary of the 8th century (and earlier sources). With the collaboration of Brigitte Bulitta , Elke Krotz, Judith Stieglbauer-Schwarz and Christianine Wanzeck. De Gruyter, Berlin and New York 2001, ISBN 3-11-016962-2 .
  • Smart. Etymological dictionary of the German language. 22nd, revised edition, edited by Elmar Seebold. De Gruyter, Berlin and Boston 1989 (25th, expanded and revised edition 2011, ISBN 978-3-11-022364-4 ).


  • Kürschner's German Scholars Calendar, 4 volumes. De Gruyter, Berlin (23rd edition) 2011. ISBN 978-3-598-23630-3 .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Eduard Studer : Professor Seebold farewell . In: Freiburger Nachrichten of June 13, 1983.