[ wawrf, hwawrf ]
/ wɔrf, ʰwɔrf /
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Benjamin Lee, 1897–1941, U.S. linguist.
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This observation does not contradict the still controversial Saphir-Whorf hypothesis that language influences thinking.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
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/ (wɔːf) /
Benjamin Lee. 1897–1943, US linguist, who argued that human language determines perceptionSee also Sapir-Whorf hypothesis
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