Torleiv Hannaas

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Torleiv Hannaas (14 July 1874 19 November 1929) Norwegian pronunciation:  [ˈtuːɭæɪv ˈhɑnːoːs] was a Norwegian philologist.

He was born in Hornnes as a son of farmers Thomas Nilsson Hannaas (1843–1915) and Anne Tolleivsdotter Vetrhus (1845–1944). In July 1906 he married teacher Ingerd Yttreland (1879–1954). [1] Their daughter Liv married banker Egil Hiis Hauge. [2] Torleiv Hannaas died in November 1929 in Fana. [1]

He became professor at Bergen Museum in 1918. His most important publications was Norske bygder I (1921) and Norske bygder II (1926), about the dialects in Setesdal and Vest-Agder. He founded the Norsk Aarbok in 1920, and is often credited for introducing the term Høgnorsk in an article in 1922.[ citation needed ] He was the chairman of Noregs Mållag from 1926 to his death. [3] [1]

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  1. 1 2 3 Bondevik, Jarle. "Torleiv Hannaas". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  2. Steenstrup, Bjørn, ed. (1973). "Hauge, Egil Hiis". Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. p. 218. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  3. "Torleiv Hannaas". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 6 January 2013.
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