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Rask(răsk, räsk), Rasmus Christian 1787-1832.
Danish philologist who was a founder of comparative linguistics.
(Biography) Rasmus Christian (ˈrasmus ˈkresdjan). 1787–1832, Danish philologist. He pioneered comparative philology with his work on Old Norse (1818)
Rasmus Christian, 1787–1832, Danish philologist.