Leonard Bloomfield

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United States linguist who adopted a behavioristic approach to linguistics (1887-1949)

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His Kolami, a Dravidian Language (1955a) deals with an analysis of Kolami descriptively (structurally in Bloomfieldian terms) and also discusses its place in Central Dravidian, as well as providing an etymological index of Kolami words.
In my view, authentic texts always provide a solid basis for outstanding grammatical descriptions, following the Bloomfieldian and Sapirian traditions of American descriptive linguistics.
In the Bloomfieldian tradition, translation and paraphrase of course played their parts, but mostly as ways for supplying identification-tags for forms and structures.
but as a technical term in linguistics it dates from what we now know as the Bloomfieldian paradigm.
Even "Immediate Constituent" syntactic analysis, the Bloomfieldian "Great Satan" that was the first of the fallen angels to bite the dirt at M.