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Jakob Ludwig Karl [yah-kop loot-vikh kahrl, lood-] , 1785–1863, and his brother Wilhelm Karl [vil-helm] 1786–1859, German philologists and folklorists.
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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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