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