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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).
(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
Jakob Ludwig Karl, 1785–1863, and his brother Wilhelm Karl, 1786–1859, German philologists and folklorists.
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|Noun||1.||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 stories; also author of Grimm's law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863)|