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Noun: firth  furth
  1. A long narrow estuary (especially in Scotland)
Noun: Firth
  1. English 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)
    - J. R. Firth, John Rupert Firth

Derived forms: firths

Type of: estuary, linguist, linguistic scientist

Encyclopedia: Firth, Peter