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Rasmus Kristian Rask

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(1787–1832). Danish linguist, author of several grammars that are descriptively and historically important. His work on the comparative phonology and morphology of European ...

Rask, Rasmus Kristian

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

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2003
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Linguistics
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..., Rasmus Kristian ( 1787–1832 ). Danish linguist, author of several grammars that are descriptively and historically important. His work on the comparative phonology and morphology of European languages both foreshadows and is part of the development of the comparative grammar of Indo-European. He was important in the decipherment of cuneiform, and his Germanic studies had strong influence on Jacob Grimm . See also Decipherment ; History of Linguistics , article on Comparative-Historical Linguistics . Anna Morpurgo...

Rasmus Kristian Rask

Rasmus Kristian Rask  

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Linguistics
(1787–1832). Danish linguist, author of several grammars that are descriptively and historically important.His work on the comparative phonology and morphology of European languages both foreshadows ...

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