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Leonard Bloomfield

(1887—1949) American linguist

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Bloomfield, Leonard

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

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Bloomfield was born in Chicago on 1 April 1887, and died at New Haven, Connecticut, on 13 April 1949

Bloomfield, Leonard

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The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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Leonard Bloomfieldis perhaps the most important figure in American linguistics in the first half of the twentieth century. In

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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US linguist, regarded as the most important structural linguist of his generation. Born in Chicago, Bloomfield was educated at Harvard and subsequently taught first Germanic ... More
Edward Sapir

Edward Sapir  

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(1884–1939)German-born US linguist and anthropologist.Born in Lauenberg, Germany, Sapir went to the USA in 1889, at the age of five, and graduated from Columbia University, where he studied German ...
George Cyril Kerner

George Cyril Kerner  

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(1927–2001)George C. Kerner was born on 12 February 1927 in Jüri Palviste in Tartu, Estonia. When he was a teenager, he lost his father and older brother to World ...
linguistics

linguistics  

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(also ‘theoretical’ or ‘general’ linguistics), a term used to characterize the study of language in the 20th cent. owing much to the Swiss linguist Saussure; it distinguishes itself from earlier ...
Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky  

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(1928– ),professor of modern languages and linguistics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, after Saussure the most important figure in modern linguistics. Two of his books, in particular, ...
Paul Weiss

Paul Weiss  

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(1901–2002)Paul Weiss was born on 19 May 1901 in Manhattan, New York City, in Lower East Side section. Weiss was the third of six boys born to Samuel and ...
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phonology  

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A branch of linguistics concerned with the study of the sound systems of different languages. See also phoneme; compare phonetics.
Thomas A. Sebeok

Thomas A. Sebeok  

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(1920–2001),American linguist, anthropologist, and semiotician whose multi‐disciplinary research and editorial activities have contributed to the epistemological development and institutional ...

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