Praguian

adjective
Pragu·​i·​an | \ -gēən \

Definition of Praguian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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

Praguian

noun
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plural -s

Definition of Praguian (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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History and Etymology for Praguian

Adjective

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

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“Praguian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Praguian. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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