[ dir-i-kley; German dee-ree-kley ]
/ ˌdɪr ɪˈkleɪ; German ˌdi riˈkleɪ /
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Pe·ter Gus·tav Le·jeune [pey-tuhr -goos-tahf luh-zhœn], /ˈpeɪ tər ˈgʊs tɑf ləˈʒœn/, 1805–59, German mathematician.
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The proof is the same as that of Dirichlet for the case of statical stability.
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/ (German diriˈkleː) /
Peter Gustav Lejeune (ˈpeːtər ˈɡʊstaf ləˈʒœn). 1805–59, German mathematician, noted for his work on number theory and calculus
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