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From:    Joerg Rhiemeier <[log in to unmask]>
> Frans Plank is the one David Petersen is referring to.
> He edited a book titled "Double Case: Agreement by Suffixaufnahme",
> published iun 1995 by Oxford University Press.  (I have never
> read that volume, just found numerous references to it when
> googling for "suffixaufnahme".)  Franz Bopp was an early 19th
> century linguist, one of the founding fathers of historical
> linguistics.  Coincidentally, he was one of the first to observe
> suffixaufnahme (in Old Georgian), but I think he wasn't the one
> who coined the term.

You're right, he wasn't.  It was Franz Finck who did so.

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