Swiss . He was born in , studied in and , and then was appointed lecturer at . He made important contributions to Coptic in various . His manuscripts are now in the , . His Coptic contributions include Etudes d’étymologie copte (Fribourg, 1922) and , re-edited with Coptic text and Coptic characters in collaboration with (Louvain, 1925). He published several short papers on Coptic and etymology in , , Recueil de travaux relatifs à la philologie et a l’archéologie égyptiennes, , and .


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