Manuscript of the Czech-German dictionary

At the beginning of the 19th century, there was an increasingly urgent need for a large dictionary that would preserve the richness of Czech while expanding its vocabulary. But for whom did Jungmann and his collaborators intend a five-part dictionary? An advert put out for subscribers’ names three groups for which the dictionary was primarily intended: writers, preachers and civil servants. These were the main conduits of revivalist ideas and many of them wrote and published in Czech.

Subject: Prague of the National Revival, Highlights, Guide for children
Author: Jungmann, Josef
Title: Manuscript of the Czech-German dictionary
Date: 1834
Origin: Josef Jungmann fonds
Licence: Free license

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