What is the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis?

@article{Kay1983WhatIT,
  title={What is the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis?},
  author={P. Kay and W. Kempton},
  journal={American Anthropologist},
  year={1983},
  volume={86},
  pages={65-79}
}
Experimental evidence from the domain of color perception is presented for a version of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis that is considerably weaker than the version usually proposed. 
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