Sacy, Antoine Isaac, Baron Silvestre de (äNtwänˈ ēzäkˈ bärôNˈ sēlvĕˈstrə də säsēˈ) [key], 1758–1838, French Orientalist. Sacy's works on Arabic were pioneering, and he was one of the founders of modern Arabic studies in France.
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