from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Jakobson, Roman 1896-1982. Russian-born American linguist. A founder of modern structural linguistics and modern phonology, he was particularly influential in the fields of Slavic languages, phonology, and poetics.
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- n. United States linguist (born in Russia) noted for his description of the universals of phonology (1896-1982)
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