Saussure

[ French soh-syr ]
/ French soʊˈsür /

noun

Fer·di·nand de [French fer-dee-nahn duh] /French fɛr diˈnɑ̃ də/, 1857–1913, Swiss linguist.
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Saussure

/ (French sosyr) /

noun

Ferdinand de (fɛrdinɑ̃ də). 1857–1913, Swiss linguist. He pioneered structuralism in linguistics and the separation of scientific language description from historical philological studies

Derived Forms

Saussurean, adjective, noun
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