Chief Researcher, Section of Iranian languages
Soviet-Russian philogist, linguist specializing in an Iranian studies, etymologist, teacher, professor. Vasily Abaev was born on December 12, 1900 in the village Kobi and died on March 18, 2001 in Moscow.
Vasily Abaev is PhD, Dr.habil.(1962). Member of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1962). Corresponding member of Finno-Ugrian Society (1973). Honored Scientist of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic. Recipient of the USSR State Prize (1981). State Prize by Kosta Khetagurov of North Ossetia (1964).
- Vasily Abaev. 1949. Osetinskii yazyk i fol'klor. T. 1. [Ossetian language and folklore. Vol. 1.]. M-L.
- Vasily Abaev. 1959. Grammaticheskii ocherk osetinskogo yazyka. [A grammatical sketch of the Ossetian language.]. Ordzhonikidze.
- Vasily Abaev. 1965. Skifo-evropeiskie izoglossy. [Scythian-European isoglosses.]. M.
- Vasily Abaev. 1990. Izbrannye trudy. Religiya, fol'klor, literatura. [Selected Works. Religion, folklore, literature.]. Vladikavkaz.
- Избранные труды. II. Общее и сравнительное языкознание. Владикавказ, 1995. Vasily Abaev. 1995. Izbrannye trudy. II. Obshchee i sravnitel'noe yazykoznanie. [Selected Works II. General and Comparative Linguistics.]. Vladikavkaz.
- 2006. Stat'i po teorii i istorii yazykoznaniya. [Articles on the theory and history of linguistics.]. M.: Nauka.
- Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" III degree (December 20, 2000). For a great contribution to the development of national science, training of highly qualified personnel and in connection with the 100th anniversary of the birth
- Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" IV degree (December 7, 1995). For merits to the state, achievements in work
- The Order of the Red Banner of Labour
- Twice laureate of State Prize by Kosta Khetagurov of North Ossetia
- Honored Scientist of the Georgian SSR and the North Ossetian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
- In 2002, by the Decree of the President of the Republic of North Ossetia, the name of V. I. Abaev was assigned to the North Ossetian Institute of Humanitarian and Social Research, VSC RAS.