Emmanuel Kriaras

Greek lexicographer and philologist
Emmanuel Kriaras painting.

Emmanuel G. Kriaras (Greek: Εμμανουήλ Γ. Κριαράς; 28 November 1906 – 22 August 2014)[1] was a Greek lexicographer and philologist. He was Emeritus Professor of the School of Philosophy at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He was a student of Ioannis Psycharis. He practiced the ideology of demotic Greek and his work was mainly on all the language matters of Greek and Greece.

Kriaras was born in Piraeus, Attica.[2]

Kriaras died in Thessaloniki, Greece from a heart attack.[1] He was 107 years old.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Greek lexicorgrapher, Emmanuel Kriaras, dies at 107". Enikos.gr. Retrieved August 22, 2014.
  2. "At 107 years, lexicographer Emmanuel Kriaras says it's time to go". EnetEnglish. 28 November 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2014.