Jan Michał Rozwadowski

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Jan Michał Rozwadowski

Jan Michał Rozwadowski (born December 7, 1867 near Tarnau , † March 13, 1935 in Warsaw ) was a Polish linguist . From 1904 he was a full professor and holder of the chair for comparative linguistics at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow . In 1925 he was elected President of the Polska Akademia Umiejętności .

Rozwadowski was mainly concerned with the Slavic languages , especially with Polish .

His dictionary on a variety of Romani and his work on the language and folklore of the Ainu in collaboration with Bronisław Piłsudski are also noteworthy .


In German:

  • Word Formation and Meaning: An Examination of Its Basic Laws . Heidelberg 1904.
  • Dictionary of the gypsy dialect of Zakopane. Krakow 1936.

In English:

  • with Bronisław Piłsudski: Materials for the study of the Ainu language and folklore . Krakow 1912.



  • Stanisław Urbańczyk: Jan Michał Rozwadowski . In: Polski Słownik Biograficzny . Vol. 32, 1991.

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