Warren Cowgill

Warren Crawford Cowgill (; December 19, 1929 – June 20, 1985) was an American linguist. He was a professor of linguistics at Yale University and the Encyclopædia Britannica's authority on Indo-European linguistics. Two separate Indo-European sound laws are named after him, both called Cowgill's law in Greek and Germanic respectively.

Cowgill was unusual among Indo-European linguists of his time in believing that Indo-European should be classified as a branch of Indo-Hittite, with Hittite as a sister language of the Indo-European languages, rather than a daughter language.

Warren Cowgill and his twin brother, anthropologist George Cowgill, were born near Grangeville, Idaho. Along with his brother, he graduated from Stanford University in 1952 and received a Ph.D. from Yale in 1957. He was a member of the Yale faculty in the Department of Linguistics until his death in 1985. Provided by Wikipedia
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Participants: East Coast Indo-European Conference Cornell University), [ ]; Cowgill, Warren, 1929-1985. [ TeilnehmendeR ]; Watkins, Calvert. [ TeilnehmendeR ]
Published: 1987.
Superior document: Untersuchungen zur indogermanischen Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft = Studies in Indo-European language and culture ; neue Folge, 3
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