Definition of Rasmus christian rask

1. Noun. Danish philologist whose work on Old Norse pioneered in the field of comparative linguistics (1787-1832).

Exact synonyms: Rask
Generic synonyms: Philologist, Philologue



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Literary usage of Rasmus christian rask

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1. A History of Babylonia and Assyria by Robert William Rogers (1915)
"The first of these was a Dane by birth, rasmus christian rask (1787-1832). He was distinguished as a comparative philologist in the Indo-European languages ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"rasmus christian rask (1787-1832) was one of the most original and gifted linguists of his age. His grammars of Old Frisian, Icelandic, and Anglo-Saxon were ..."

3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"rasmus christian rask (1787-1832) is one of the greatest philologists of the present century. He also wrote ¬Ľn the antiquities of Iceland and on the age and ..."

4. The Baptist Quarterly by Baptist Historical Society (1874)
"In 1826, rasmus christian rask, of Copenhagen, by a more thorough knowledge of the Zend, was enabled to add two letters to ..."

5. Islandica by Cornell University Libraries (1919)
"A complete change was finally brought about by a young Dane, Rasmus Christian Rask, who while a pupil in the Odense Cathedral School had become interested ..."

6. Islandica by Cornell University Libraries (1918)
"*A complete change was finally brought about by a young Dane, Rasmus Christian Rask, who while a pupil in the Odense Cathedral School had become interested ..."

7. Language and Languages: Being "Chapters on Language" and "Families of Speech" by Frederic William Farrar (1878)
"rasmus christian rask, a young Dane, in his zeal to understand something of this branch of philology, made himself master of no less than twenty-five ..."

8. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"rasmus christian rask (1787-1832) was one of the most original and gifted linguists of his age. His grammars of Old Frisian, Icelandic, and Anglo-Saxon were ..."

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