ethnolinguistics

[ eth-noh-ling-gwis-tiks ]
/ ˌɛθ noʊ lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the study of language as an aspect or part of culture, especially the study of the influence of language on culture and of culture on language.

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Origin of ethnolinguistics

First recorded in 1945–50; ethno- + linguistics

OTHER WORDS FROM ethnolinguistics

eth·no·lin·guist, nouneth·no·lin·guis·tic, adjective
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