Definition of

J. R. Firth

  1. (noun, person) English linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960)

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Synonyms of J. R. Firth

firth, john rupert firth

Words that sound like J. R. Firth

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