HyperDic: j]_r]_firth

English > 1 sense of the expression J. R. Firth:
NOUNperson J. R. Firth, Firth, John Rupert FirthEnglish linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960)
English > J. R. Firth: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningEnglish linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960).
SynonymsFirth, John Rupert Firth
Instance oflinguist, linguistic scientistA specialist in linguistics
SpanishJohn Rupert Firth

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