Definition of Sapir, Edward in English:

Sapir, Edward

Syllabification: Sa·pir, Edward
Pronunciation: /səˈpi(ə)r
 
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  • (1884–1939), US linguistics scholar and anthropologist, born in Germany. One of the founders of American structural linguistics, he carried out important research on American Indian languages and linguistic theory.

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