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: of or relating to a group of linguists and literary scholars noted for important advances in theory and procedure especially in phonemics and textual analysis made between World War I and World War II


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: a member or adherent of the Praguian group of linguists and literary scholars

Word History



Prague, Czechoslovakia, the focal point of the Cercle Linguistique de Prague (Prague Linguistic Circle) + English -ian

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“Praguian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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