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Juha Janhunen (born 12 February 1952 in Pori) is a Finnish linguist whose wide interests include Uralic and Mongolic languages. Since 1994 he has been Professor in East Asian Studies at the University of Helsinki. He has done fieldwork on Samoyedic languages
Samoyedic languages
and on Khamnigan Mongol.[1] More recently he has collaborated with Chinese scholar Wu Yingzhe to produce a critical edition of two newly discovered Liao Dynasty
Liao Dynasty
epitaphs written in the Khitan small script. He is a critic of the Altaic hypothesis.[2] Notable works[edit]

Juha Janhunen (ed.) (2003). The Mongolic languages. London: Routledge. Juha Janhunen (2005). Khamnigan Mongol. Munich: Lincom Europa. Wu Yingzhe and Juha Janhunen (2010). New Materials on the Khitan Small Script: A Critical Edition of Xiao Dilu and Yelü Xiangwen. Folkestone, Kent: Global Oriental. Juha A. Janhunen (2012). Mongolian. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

References[edit]

^ Hyytiäinen, Tiina; Jalava, Lotta; Saarikivi, Janne; et al., eds. (2012). "Bibliography of the Publications of Juha Janhunen" (PDF). Suomalais-Ugrilaisen Seuran Toimituksia. 264. ISBN 978-952-5667-34-9.  ^ Janhunen, Juha (1996). "Prolegomena to a comparative analysis of Mongolic and Tungusic". In Giovanni Stary (ed.), Proceedings of the 38th Permanent International Altaistic Conference, pp. 209–218. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.

External links[edit]

Janhunen's curriculum vitae Janhunen and Altaic studies profiled

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 34594089 LCCN: n78058675 ISNI: 0000 0001 1618 0075 ORCID: 0000-0003-1242-8808 SELIBR: 225405 SUDOC: 055760384 BNF: cb13078240r (data) ResearcherID: J-5405-2017

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