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ras·mus chris·tian rask

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  1. Rask, Rasmus Christian Rasknoun

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


  1. rasmus christian rask

    Rasmus Christian Rask was a Danish linguist and philologist, known for his contributions to comparative linguistics, particularly his discovery of the regular correspondences between the languages in what is now known as the Indo-European language group. His major work, "Investigation of the Origin of the Old Norse or Icelandic Language," was groundbreaking in the field of linguistics. Rask also set forth the basis of what later became known as Grimms' Law - a set of statements describing the inherited Proto-Indo-European (PIE) stop consonants as they developed in Proto-Germanic. He was born on November 22, 1787, and died on November 14, 1832.


  1. Rasmus Christian Rask

    Rasmus Rask was a Danish scholar and philologist.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rasmus Christian Rask in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rasmus Christian Rask in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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