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John Gilchrist (linguist)

John Borthwick Gilchrist FRSE LL.D. (19 Juin 1759 – 9 Januar 1841) wis a Scots surgeon, linguist, philologist an Indologist.

John Borthwick Gilchrist
Born19 Juin 1759(1759-06-19)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died8 Januar 1841(1841-01-08) (aged 81)
Paris, Fraunce
ResidenceEdinburgh
Calcutta
Lunnon
Paris
NaitionalityScots
Ither namesJohn Hay Gilchrist
Kent forStudy o Hindustani
Foondation o the Gilchrist Educational Trust
AwairdsFellae o the Ryal Society o Edinburgh
Scientific career
FieldsLinguistics
Lexicology
Indology