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In his reply from Goes, Van Wijk wrote, on June 13th, that he could only give a definite answer once he knew more about the projected size and scope of the book, the financial conditions, the planning and especially about what spelling was to be used in the book. As far as the latter point was concerned, he immediately declared his allegiance to Buitenrust Hettema’s language modernizing project: The last point in particular, it seems to me, is of great importance. , firstly because I am convinced that De Vr.

N. 16 The fact that the university world was so far removed from Goes did not mean that Van Wijk had lost his connection with it. Quite the contrary, as can be seen from one of his first actions on his arrival: he wrote a detailed report of his study journey to Leipzig and Moscow for the board of the Amsterdamse Universiteitsvereniging. He sent the report – quoted in full in the previous chapter – as an attachment to a letter of February 27th, 1904, in which he thanked the Board for the support they had given.

Although nowadays my interest is mainly devoted to other questions than Ablaut, my interest in this has never ceased, and I still regard Hirt’s system as correct in the main essentials. […] Did Hirt want to know more than is knowable? We find this tendency more often in Hirt’s work. 92 While in Leipzig, Van Wijk did not restrict himself to studying. In his report he refers to articles that he had written in German and there was also a Dutchlanguage article on vowels in Dutch, in which he took issue with his mentor Te Winkel.

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