William Dwight Whitney

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American orientalist, linguist and lexicographer

Why Is William Dwight Whitney Influential?

According to Wikipedia, William Dwight Whitney was an American linguist, philologist, and lexicographer known for his work on Sanskrit grammar and Vedic philology as well as his influential view of language as a social institution. He was the first president of the American Philological Association and editor-in-chief of The Century Dictionary.

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What Are William Dwight Whitney's Academic Contributions?

William Dwight Whitney is most known for their academic work in the field of communications. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and literature.

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