Sapir, Edward

(1884-1939)
   American anthro-pologist. Born in Lauenberg, Germany, he went to the US at the age of five. He studied at Columbia University and became chief of the Division of Anthropology in the Geological Survey of the Canadian National Museum in Ottawa. Later he became a professor at Yale University. He was a founder of formal descriptive linguistics.

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  • SAPIR, EDWARD — (1884–1939), U.S. ethnographer, anthropologist, and linguist. Born in Lauenburg, Germany, Sapir, the son of an Orthodox rabbi, was taken to the U.S. in 1889. He was educated in New York and in Germany. He studied with franz boas , and it was Boas …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Sapir, Edward — born Jan. 26, 1884, Lauenburg, Pomerania, Ger. died Feb. 4, 1939, New Haven, Conn., U.S. Polish born U.S. linguist and anthropologist. He was a founder of ethnolinguistics, which considers the relationship of culture to language, and a principal… …   Universalium

  • Sapir,Edward — Sa·pir (sə pîrʹ), Edward. 1884 1939. American linguist and anthropologist noted for his studies of Native American languages and his theories on the ways in which language shapes our perceptions. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sapir, Edward — ► (1884 1939) Lingüista y antropólogo estadounidense. Fundador de la etnolingüística. Sus estudios en la Universidad de Colombia con Franz Boas le atrajeron al campo de la antropología lingüística. El lenguaje, obra publicada en 1921, es una… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Сепир Эдвард / Sapir, Edward — (1884 1939). Изучение языка американских индейцев стало существенным вкладом Сепира в зарождавшуюся лингвистическую антропологию …   Психологическая энциклопедия

  • Sapir — Sapir, Edward …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Edward Sapir — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Edward Sapir (1884 1939) fue un antropólogo lingüista estadounidense. Es una de las figuras de referencia de la lingüística estructural, y uno de los creadores de la hipótesis de Sapir Whorf. Nació en Lauenburg,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • SAPIR (E.) — SAPIR EDWARD (1884 1939) Né en Allemagne, Edward Sapir vient très jeune aux États Unis où il fait d’abord des études d’allemand puis d’anthropologie et de linguistique (à New York puis à Columbia University). Sapir étudie alors les langues… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Edward Sapir — Infobox Scientist name = Edward Sapir box width = image width = caption = Edward Sapir. Photograph by Florence M. Hendershot, Chicago, Ill. birth date = birth date|1884|1|26|mf=y birth place = Lauenburg, Prussia death date = death date and… …   Wikipedia

  • Sapir — Эдуард Сепир (англ. Edward Sapir, 26 января 1884 4 февраля 1939)  американский лингвист и этнолог. Содержание 1 Биография 2 Лингвистические достижения 3 Сочинения …   Википедия

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