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Whorfian hypothesis

[ hwawr-fee-uhn, hwohr-, wawr-, wohr- ]
/ ˈʰwɔr fi ən, ˈʰwoʊr-, ˈwɔr-, ˈwoʊr- /
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Origin of Whorfian hypothesis

First recorded in 1960–65; Whorf + -ian
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