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Sapir

[suh-peer]
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noun
  1. Edward,1884–1939, U.S. anthropologist and linguist, born in Germany.
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  • In the Hebrew the Beautiful place is expressed by the word Sapir, which some take for the proper name of a city.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version

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Sapir

noun
  1. Edward. 1884–1939, US anthropologist and linguist, noted for his study of the ethnology and languages of North American Indians
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