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linguistics researcher

Pauli Saukkonen, Finnish linguistics researcher. Member Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Nykysuomen Seura (honorary), International Quantitative Linguistics Association (vice president 1998-2000).

Background

Saukkonen, Pauli was born on July 20, 1933 in Parikkala, Finland. Son of Mikko and Enni Johanna (Räsänen) Saukkonen.

Education

Master of Arts, University Helsinki, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy in Finnish Linguistics, University Helsinki, 1966.

Career

Lexicographer Lexicography Foundation, Helsinki, 1958-1962. Research assistant Academy Finland, 1963-1967. Professor Finnish linguistics University Oulu, Finland, 1967-1995, dean Faculty Humanities Finland, 1972-1974, 91-95.

Director Research Institute Languages of Finland, Helsinki, 1995-1998. Honorary fellow University London, 1982-1983. Visiting professor University Göttingen, Germany, 1983-1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author books on syntax, sociolinguistics, stylistics, semantics, text linguistics, pragmatics, and vocabularies of Finnish.

Membership

Member Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Nykysuomen Seura (honorary), International Quantitative Linguistics Association (vice president 1998-2000).

Connections

Married Eeva-Leena Elsinen, June 29, 1958 (divorced 1982). 1 child, Panu Olli; married Maria-Liisa Nevala, July 20, 1983.

father:
Mikko Saukkonen

mother:
Enni Johanna (Räsänen) Saukkonen

spouses:
Eeva-Leena Elsinen

Maria-Liisa Nevala

child:
Panu Olli Saukkonen