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Whorf, Benjamin Lee

Line breaks: Ben|ja¦min Lee Whorf
Pronunciation: /wɔːf
 
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Definition of Whorf, Benjamin Lee in English:

( 1897–1941), American 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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