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Relationship between Language and Thought

  • Language is an inevitable part of our lives. We convey and express through language, get and understand responses through language hear our inner voice and communicate internally with ourselves through language. When we think, we are making use of the language. Seeing this close and inseparable relation, linguists like Sapir and Whorf concluded that thoughts are determined by language.
  • However, some other linguists object the thought of thought and language being similar and related entities. They believe that the thought procedure is not affected by language. It is the syntactic structure and the lexicons available in different languages which just… (442 more words) …

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