Grimm



[grim] /grɪm/

noun
1.
Jakob Ludwig Karl
[yah-kop loot-vikh kahrl,, lood-] /ˈyɑ kɒp ˈlut vɪx kɑrl,, ˈlud-/ (Show IPA), 1785–1863, and his brother Wilhelm Karl
[vil-helm] /ˈvɪl hɛlm/ (Show IPA) 1786–1859, German philologists and folklorists.
/ɡrɪm/
noun
1.
Jakob Ludwig Karl (ˈjaːkɔp ˈluːtvɪç karl), 1785–1863, and his brother, Wilhelm Karl (ˈvɪlhɛlm karl), 1786–1859, German philologists and folklorists, who collaborated on Grimm’s Fairy Tales (1812–22) and began a German dictionary. Jakob is noted also for his philological work Deutsche Grammatik (1819–37), in which he formulated the law named after him

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