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Jakobson

[yah-kuh b-suh n]
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noun
  1. Ro·man [roh-mahn, -muh n] /ˈroʊ mɑn, -mən/, 1896–1982, U.S. linguist and scholar, born in Russia.
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  • Jakobson refused to ascertain any "private property" in the praxis of language.

    The Civilization of Illiteracy

    Mihai Nadin


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Jakobson

noun
  1. Roman (Osipovič). 1896–1982, US linguist, born in Russia. His publications include Children's Speech (1941) and Fundamentals of Language (1956)
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