The New International Encyclopædia/Kluge, Friedrich

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KLUGE, klōō'ge, Friedrich (1856—). A Germanic scholar, born at Cologne. He studied at Leipzig, Strassburg, and Freiburg; was made professor at Jena in 1884, and in 1893 at Freiburg. Besides his very valuable Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (6th ed. 1899), he wrote Stammbildungslehre der altgermanischen Dialekte (2d ed. 1899); Von Luther bis Lessing, sprachgeschichtliche Aufsätze (3d ed. 1897); and Deutsche Studentensprache (1895). With Lutz he published English Etymology (1898), and to Paul's Grundriss der germanischen Philologie he contributed “Vorgeschichte der germanischen Sprachen” and “Geschichte der englischen Sprache” (2d ed. 1899).