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Grimm

 (grĭm), Jakob Ludwig Karl 1785-1863.
German philologist and folklorist who formulated Grimm's Law (1822), the basis for much of modern comparative linguistics. With his brother Wilhelm Karl (1786-1859) he collected Germanic folk tales and published them as Grimm's Fairy Tales (1812-1815).
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Grimm

(ɡrɪm)
n
(Biography) Jakob Ludwig Karl (ˈjaːkɔp ˈluːtvɪç karl), 1785–1863, and his brother, Wilhelm Karl (ˈvɪlhɛlm karl), 1786–1859, German philologists and folklorists, who collaborated on Grimm's Fairy Tales (1812–22) and began a German dictionary. Jakob is noted also for his philological work Deutsche Grammatik (1819–37), in which he formulated the law named after him
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Grimm

(grɪm)

n.
Jakob Ludwig Karl, 1785–1863, and his brother Wilhelm Karl, 1786–1859, German philologists and folklorists.
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Noun1.Grimm - the younger of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories (1786-1859)Grimm - the younger of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories (1786-1859)
2.Grimm - the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy storiesGrimm - the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm's law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863)
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References in classic literature ?
But the Dwarf answered: No; something human is dearer to me than the wealth of all the world." GRIMM'S TALES.
The winged fairies of Grimm and Andersen have brought more happiness to childish hearts than all other human creations.
There's a fable of Grimm's about a man without a shadow, a man who's lost his shadow.
"Not that I ever heard of," answered Flambeau; "but my information is fragmentary, and only comes from my old friend Grimm. He was a very able detective in the German service, and he tried to arrest me; I arrested him instead, and we had many interesting chats.
"I particularly remember that the Chamberlain, or old Grimm or somebody, said how horrible it was, when they came up at her call, to see a girl holding spring flowers and bending over that--that bloody collapse.
Grimm discussed the devastating effects that Hurricane Dorian has had in the Bahamas.
Grimm noticed that five-year-old Priscilla Perez had become increasingly quiet and sad, prompting Grimm to approach her to find out what was wrong.
The village inherited the portion of Grimm it plans to close when it bought the adjacent property.
"In enacting Section 922(g)(5), Congress gave law enforcement an additional tool to crack down on gun trafficking and prevent gun violence,"wrote Grimm, who presides in Greenbelt.
MAKE A DATE: Grimm Twins play The Peer Hat at 5.45pm (as part of Manchester Psych Fest) tomorrow (Saturday).
Grimm directly at 239.677.9260 or via email at scottgrimm@thetradelife.com
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