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The New International Encyclopædia/Delbrück, Berthold

DELBRÜCK, dĕl′brụk, Berthold (1842—). A German comparative philologist and Sanskrit scholar, born in Putbus. He studied at the universities of Halle and Berlin, and was appointed professor of comparative philology and Sanskrit in Jena in 1869. He made important additions to the literature of comparative philology in his Grundfragen der Sprachforschung (1901). His other works include: Einleitung in das Sprachstudium (3d ed., 1893; English trans., 1882); Syntaktische Forschungen, vols. i.-v. (1871-88); and Vergleichende Syntax der indogermanischen Sprachen, which forms volumes iii., iv., and v. of Brugmann and Delbrück's Grundriss der indogermanischen Sprachen (Strassburg, 1893-1900).