After having seen several examples of how language influences our perception of the world, I want to end this series commenting briefly the effects it may have when translating from one language to another. TRANSLATION How does the influence that language has on our perception of the world affect when translating? In this sense, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis defends that the mother tongue shapes the way in which we perceive and think about many aspects of the world, including questions like colour, time, space and relations with others. Sapir and Whorf considered that the structure of a language is integral both to thought and to cultural evolution. But… This […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I have been thinking for some days of an interesting topic to talk about in the blog, and I thought that a good way to start would be with a small demonstration of the extent to which our language shapes the world we live in. This is a very interesting topic and we could […]Continue Reading... No Comments.