Prof. Marko Snoj, Ph.D.

Research Advisor Fran Ramovš Institute of Slovenian Language, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Office: ZRC SAZU, Novi trg 4, 1. floor.
Tel.: 01 4706 160
marko.snoj@zrc-sazu.si
Office hours: by appointment

Education:

  • B.Sc. Comparative Linguistics and Hittitology (University of Ljubljana, 1982)
  • M.Phil. Comparative Baltic-Slavic Linguistics (University of Ljubljana, 1984)
  • Ph.D. Comparative Linguistics (University of Ljubljana, 1989)

 

Important long-term projects:

  • New Dictionary of the Contemporary Slovenian Literary Language
  • Etymology of the Slovenian vocabulary, including proper names 
  • Accentuation of the Proto-Slavic polysyllabic nominal stems and its Indo-European origin

 

Research interests:

  • Lexicography of the contemporary Slovenian language
  • Slovenian, Slavic, and Indo-European etymology
  • Slavic accentology
  • Albanistics
  • Slovenian language of the 17th and 18th century


  • Study of Albanian, Universitet i Prishtinës, Prishtina, Kosovo (1986, 1987, 1989)
  • Study of German, Goethe Institut, Göttingen, Germany (1988), Prien am Chiemsee (1991) 
  • Research Scholar, Humboldt fellow, Universität Regensburg, Germany (1991-92, 1994) 

  • Associated member, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (since 2015)
  • Full Professor of Comparative Linguistics at the University of Ljubljana (since 2009, previously Asocciated and Assistant Professor)
  • Head of the Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language ZRC SAZU (since 2008)
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Fran: Slovarji inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša, ZRC SAZU (www.fran.si) 
  • Editor, Slovenski jezik – Slovene Linguistic Studies (1997-2011)
  • Friar Stanislav Škrabec Award: Extraordinary Achievement in Slovenian Linguistics (2013)
  • ZRC SAZU Golden Emblem Prize (1996)

  • Snoj, M. 1997, 2003, 2015, 2016, Slovenski etimološki slovar. Ljubljana 1997: Mladinska knjiga; 2. edition, Ljubljana: Modrijan; 3. edition (online and printed edition), Ljubljana: ZRC SAZU.
  • Bizjak Končar, A., Snoj, M. (co–authors and co–editors), et. al., 2013, 2014, Slovar novejšega besedja slovenskega jezika. Ljubljana: ZRC SAZU (online and printed edition). 
  • Snoj, M. 2009, Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan and Založba ZRC.
  • Snoj, M. 2006, 2014 Slovar jezika Janeza Svetokriškega. (online edition 2014, printed edition 2006), Ljubljana: SAZU and ZRC SAZU. 
  • Bezlaj, F., Snoj, M., Furlan, M., Klemenčič, S. 1982, 1995, 2005, 2007, Etimološki slovar slovenskega jezika. Druga knjiga (K–O), Ljubljana: Mladinska knjiga; tretja knjiga (P–S), Ljubljana: Mladinska knjiga; četrta knjiga (Š–Ž), Ljubljana: Založba ZRC; peta knjiga (Kazala), Ljubljana: Založba ZRC.
  • Snoj, M. 1994, Rückläufiges Wörterbuch der albanischen Sprache, Hamburg: Buske, 1994.
  • Snoj, M. 2014 Slovansko *paękъ, *paǫkъ ‘aranea’. In: Jakubovicz, M. (ed.). Studia Borysiana : etymologica, diachronica, Slavica : w 75. rocznicę urodzin profesora Wiesława Borysia. Warszawa: Instytut Slawistyki, pp. 57–61.
  • Snoj, M., Slovene place names with the suffix -ina: some difficult cases and implications for South Slavic onomastics. Slovenski jezik – Slovene Linguistic Studies 7 (2009), pp. 45–59.

MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES

Historical lexicology, historical lexicography and historical grammar ǀ

Assist. Prof. Andreja Legan Ravnikar, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Lexicology, lexicography, contemporary grammar ǀ

Assist. Prof. Nataša Jakop, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6