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Whorf, Benjamin Lee

Pronunciation: /(h)wôrf/
(1897–1941), US linguist and insurance worker, known for his contribution to the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis. A student of linguistics in his spare time, Whorf studied Hopi and other American Indian languages and attended Edward Sapir’s courses at Yale.

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