Edward Sapir (/səˈpɪər/; 1884–1939) wis an American anthropologist-linguist, who is widely considered tae be ane o the maist important figurs in the early development o the discipline o lingueestics.[1][2]

Edward Sapir
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Edward Sapir (about 1910)
Born26 Januar 1884(1884-01-26)
Lauenburg, Proushie (nou Lębork, Poland)
Died4 Februar 1939(1939-02-04) (aged 55)
New Haven, Connecticut
Alma materColumbia Varsity
Kent forClessification o Native American leids
Sapir–Whorf hypothesis
Anthropological lingueestics
Scientific career
FieldsLingueestics, Anthropology
InstitutionsVarsity o Chicago
Canadian Museum o Ceevilisation
Columbia Varsity
Yale Varsity
ThesisThe Takelma leid o soothwastren Oregon (1909)
Doctoral advisorFranz Boas
Doctoral studentsLi Fang-Kuei - Mary Haas - Morris Swadesh - Harry Hoijer - Stanley Newman


  1. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/523671/Edward-Sapir
  2. Sapir, Edward. (2005). In Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. www.credoreference.com/entry/wileycs/sapir_edward