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  1. Jespersen, Otto Jespersen, Jens Otto Harry Jespersennoun

    Danish linguist (1860-1943)


  1. otto jespersen

    Otto Jespersen (1860-1943) was a renowned Danish linguist who made significant contributions to various areas of linguistics during the late 19th century and early 20th century. He is particularly known for his work on the development and structure of language, phonetics, language teaching methods, and his comprehensive study of English grammar. Jespersen advocated linguistic progressivism and his theories have greatly influenced modern linguistics. He also created a constructed language called Novial.


  1. Otto Jespersen

    Jens Otto Harry Jespersen or Otto Jespersen was a Danish linguist who specialized in the grammar of the English language.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Otto Jespersen in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Otto Jespersen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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