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Whorf

 (wôrf, hwôrf), Benjamin Lee 1897-1941.
American linguist who developed what came to be known as the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis in collaboration with his teacher Edward Sapir.

Whorf

(wɔːf)
n
(Biography) Benjamin Lee. 1897–1943, US linguist, who argued that human language determines perception. See also Sapir-Whorf hypothesis

Whorf

(ʰwɔrf, wɔrf)

n.
Benjamin Lee, 1897–1941, U.S. linguist.
References in periodicals archive ?
Whorf, Benjamin Lee. "Algunas categorias verbales de la lengua hopi" (1936), en: Lenguaje, pensamiento y realidad.
Whorf, Benjamin Lee (1941), "The relation of habitual thought and behavior to language", en Leslie Spier (ed.), Language, Culture, and Personality; Essays in Memory of Edward Sapir, Menasha, Estados Unidos, Sapir Memorial Publication Fund.