The New International Encyclopædia/Verner, Karl Adolph

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Edition of 1905.  See also Karl Verner on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

VERNER, vĕr′nẽr, Karl Adolph (1840-90). A Danish philologist. He was born at Aarhus, and studied at the University of Copenhagen. He directed his attention mainly to the Slavic languages, visiting Russia in 1871-72. The succeeding years were spent at his old home, where he developed the law of Indo-Germanic accent that bears his name. In 1876 he was appointed an assistant in the university library at Halle, where he remained until 1883, when he became docent in Slavic languages at the University of Copenhagen, being made professor in 1888. He published little besides his famous article on his law.