Georg Objartel

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Georg Objartel (born 1940 , Treuburg / Ostpr.) Is a German specialist in German.


Georg Objartel received his doctorate in 1974 under Hugo Moser at the University of Bonn . He completed his habilitation in 1991. He worked as a research assistant at the Technical University of Braunschweig . Objartel became a research assistant and private lecturer at the German Department of the University of Hamburg .

Objartel's areas of work are language history, student language, historical semantics and lexicography, as well as Middle High German poetry. In Hamburg he was head of the Goethe dictionary at the Göttingen Academy of Sciences. In 1984 he and Henne edited a six-volume library of the German student language. In addition to reprints of dictionaries from the 18th and 19th centuries, it also contains a handwritten list that Goethe wrote down around 1790.

Fonts (selection)

  • The Meissner of the Jenaer Liederhandschrift: Investigations, Ed., Commentary . Berlin: E. Schmidt, 1977. Bonn, Univ., Philos. Fak., Diss., 1974.
  • Contributions
    • German literary language of the early modern period.
    • Language stage .
    • In: Lexicon of German Linguistics. 2nd Edition. Edited by Hans Peter Althaus , Helmut Henne, Herbert Ernst Wiegand . Niemeyer, Tübingen 1980
  • On the history of the 'Kluge': Problems of an etymological dictionary of the German language . In: Journal for German Linguistics (ZGL), 1983, pp. 268–289
  • with Helmut Henne (Ed.): Library on the historical German student and school language. Vol. 1-6. Berlin; New York 1984, ISBN 3-11-009992-6 .
    • Vol. 1: Historical German student and school language. Introduction, bibliography and word index.
    • Vol. 2: Dictionaries of the 18th century on German student language.
    • Vol. 3/4: 19th century dictionaries on the German student language I / II.
    • Vol. 5: Scientific monographs on the historical German language for students and pupils.
    • Vol. 6: Smaller scientific contributions to the historical German language for students and pupils. Appendix: German translation dictionaries.
  • Academic language in the 19th century. Also as a contribution to the research of association languages , in: Dieter Cherubim , Klaus J. Mattheier (Ed.): Requirements and basics of contemporary language . Walter de Gruyter, Berlin 1989, pp. 197–228, ISBN 3-11-011349-X
  • Hermann Paul : German Dictionary. 10th, revised and expanded edition. by Helmut Henne , Heidrun Kämper and Georg Objartel. Max Niemeyer, Tübingen 2002, ISBN 3-484-73057-9 .
  • Language and way of life of German students in the 18th and 19th centuries. Articles and documents . Berlin: de Gruyter, 2016. ISBN 978-3-11-045399-7

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Matthias Heine: And the youth word of the year 1781 ... . Review, in: Die Welt , May 21, 2016, p. 26