neogrammarian

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neogrammarian

(ˌniːəʊɡrəˈmɛərɪən) linguistics
n
(Linguistics) a linguist who believes there to be no exceptions to phonetic laws (and that all apparent exceptions can be otherwise explained)
adj
(Linguistics) of or pertaining to (the beliefs of) neogrammarians
Translations
Junggrammatiker