Myrdal

[ meer-dahl, -dawl, mur-; Swedish myr-dahl ]
/ ˈmɪər dɑl, -dɔl, ˈmɜr-; Swedish ˈmür dɑl /

noun

Al·va (Rei·mer) [al-vuh -rey-mer; Swedish ahl-vah -rey-muhr], /ˈæl və ˈreɪ mər; Swedish ˈɑl vɑ ˈreɪ mər/, 1902–86, Swedish sociologist and diplomat: Nobel Peace Prize 1982 (wife of Gunnar Myrdal).
(Karl) Gun·nar [kahrl -guhn-er, goon-; Swedish kahrl -goon-nahr], /kɑrl ˈgʌn ər, ˈgʊn-; Swedish kɑrl ˈgʊn nɑr/, 1898–1987, Swedish sociologist and economist: Nobel Prize in economics 1974.

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