Colour Naming and Whorf’s Hypothesis
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We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native languages. The categories and types that we isolate from the world of phenomena we do not find there because they stare every observer in the face; on the contrary, the world is presented in a kaleidoscopic flux of impressions which has to be organized by our minds—and this means largely by the linguistic system in our minds. (1956, p. 213)
KeywordsColour Space Memory Structure Colour Naming Colour Category Linguistic Difference
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