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Sapir–Whorf hypothesis

Saltos de línea: Sapir–Whorf hy¦poth|esis
Pronunciación: /ˈwɔːf
 
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Linguistics

Definición de Sapir–Whorf hypothesis en inglés:

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A hypothesis, first advanced by Edward Sapir in 1929 and subsequently developed by Benjamin Whorf, that the structure of a language determines a native speaker’s perception and categorization of experience.
Example sentences
  • Soccer may be the simplest and most universal sport, but the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis shows how language causes people around the world to see the game very differently.

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