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Biography - Ferdinand de Saussure:

Swiss linguist and semiotician.
Born: 1857 - Died: 1913
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Switzerland
Switzerland

Language is a system whose parts can and must all be considered in their synchronic solidarity.



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French
La langue est un système dont toutes les parties peuvent et doivent être considérés dans leur solidarité synchronique.




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