Jespersen[yes′pər sən, jes′-]
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Jespersen, (Jens) Otto (Harry) 1860-1943; Dan. linguist, noted for his studies of English
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, (Jens) Otto (Harry) 1860-1943.
Danish philologist noted for his contributions to phonetics and the teaching of languages. Among his most influential works is The Philosophy of Grammar (1924).