Definition of Leonard Bloomfield

1. Noun. United States linguist who adopted a behavioristic approach to linguistics (1887-1949).

Exact synonyms: Bloomfield
Generic synonyms: Linguist, Linguistic Scientist



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Literary usage of Leonard Bloomfield

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1. A Supplement to A Guide to Manuscripts Relating to the American Indian in by Daythal Kendall, John F. Freeman (1982)
"AD 21 pp. Re: teaching methods; Algonquian languages. Mentions Edward Sapir, Leonard Bloomfield, Zellig Harris, and others. ..."

2. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"The enthusiastic observation of Linguist Leonard Bloomfield on Panini's grammar deserves attention :— "The Indian grammar presented to European eyes, ..."

3. An Indoeuropean Classification: A Lexicostatistical Experiment by Isidore Dyen, Joseph B. Kruskal, Paul Black (1992)
"... suggested at the 1987 meeting of the Linguistic Society of America that this should be called the Bloomfield formula in honor of Leonard Bloomfield, ..."

4. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1913)
"Leonard Bloomfield. The Measurement of Induction Shocks. A Manual for the Quantitative Use of Faradic Stimuli. ERNEST G. MARTIN, Ph. D. New York, ..."

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