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Rasmus Christian Rask

Rask, Rasmus Christian (räsˈmŏs krĭsˈtyän räsk) [key], 1787–1832, Danish philologist. Rask was a major linguistic pioneer. He published one of the first usable Anglo-Saxon and Icelandic grammars (translated into English). Rask also produced much valuable work on the relationship of the Indo-European languages.

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