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Prof. Gustav Weigand

Prof. Gustav Weigand

Nationality: German

Gustav Weigand (born 1 February 1860 in Duisburg, Germany, died 8 July 1930 in Belgershain) was a German linguist and specialist for Balkan languages, especially Rumanian and Aromanian. He is known for his seminal contributions to the dialectology of the Rumanian language and to the study of the relationships between the languages of the Balkan sprachbund.