Anatoly Liberman

Department of German, Scandinavian & Dutch
University of Minnesota

Fields of interest:

Folklore, general linguistics, Germanic philology, historical phonology and the origin of words, languages and literature of the Middle Ages, etymology

Recent publications:

A. Liberman,
The Etymology of the Word wife.
Contours of English and English Language Studies. M. Adams, A. Curzan, eds. Ann Arbor: University of Michgan Press 2011, pp. 108-133.

A. Liberman,
Verner’s Law.
The Gothic Language: A Symposium. H. F. Nielsen, F. T. Stubkjer, eds., in collaboration with M. Bruus, E. W. Hansen, Nowele 28/29 2010, pp. 381-425.

A. Liberman,
A Bibliography of English Etymology.
University of Minnesota Press, 2010.

A. Liberman,
An Analytical Dictionary of English Etymology: An Introduction, Minneapolis,
London: University of Minnesota Press 2008.

A. Liberman,
Palatalized and Velarized Consonants in English against Their Germanic Background with special reference to i-umlaut.
Studies of the History of English Language III. Managing Chaos: Startegies for Identifying Change in English, (eds.) C. M. Cain, G. Russom, Berlin, New York: Mouton De Gruyter 2007, pp. 5-36.

A. Liberman,
Etymology for Everyone: Word Origins… and How We Know Them,
Oxford: Oxford University Press 2005.

A. Liberman, M. Taylor (eds.),
N. S. Trubetzkoy, Studies in General Linguistics and Language Structure,
Duke University Press 2001.

A. Liberman,
Pseudolaryngeals (Glottal Stops) and the Twilight of Distinctive Voice in Germanic.
Journal of Indo-European Studies Monograph Series 35, 2000, pp. 31-53.

A. Liberman,
Toward a Theory of West Germanic Breakings.
IJGLSA 3/ 1998, pp. 63-119.