adjective Etymology: phonemic Date: 1954 of, relating to, or involving analysis of cultural phenomena from the perspective of one who participates in the culture being studied — compare etic

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  • emic — emic; hy·pox·emic; ac·e·ton·emic; dys·pro·tein·emic; hy·per·hep·a·rin·emic; mac·ro·glob·u·lin·emic; py·emic; …   English syllables

  • emic — 1954, from phonemic …   Etymology dictionary

  • emic — adjective Of or pertaining to the analysis of a cultural system or its features from the perspective of a participant in that culture. A useful example of the emic etic distinction may be made by comparing the concept “waves on the ocean or sea”… …   Wiktionary

  • emic — /ˈimɪk/ (say eemik) adjective amounting to a significant unit that functions in contrast with other units in a language or other behavioural system. Compare etic. {from (phon)emic; coined by Kenneth L Pike, 1912–2000, US linguist} …   Australian English dictionary

  • emic — ˈēmik adjective Etymology: phonemic : of, relating to, or having characteristics which are significant to the structure of a language or other behavioral system a phonemic transcription … is an emic description of speech John Algeo compare etic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • -emic — Anoxaemia An ox*[ae] mi*a, emia e mi*a ([a^]n [o^]ks*[=e] m[i^]*[.a]), n. [NL.; Gr. an priv. + oxygen + Gr. ? blood.] (Med.) An abnormal condition due to deficient a[ e]ration of the blood, as in balloon sickness, mountain sickness. {An ox*[ae]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emic — /ee mik/, adj. Ling. pertaining to or being a significant unit that functions in contrast with other units in a language or other system of behavior. Cf. etic. [1950 55; extracted from PHONEMIC; coined by U.S. linguist Kenneth L. Pike (born… …   Universalium

  • EMIC — emergency maternal and infant care; Environmental Mutagen Information Center [NLM] …   Medical dictionary

  • emic — ► adjetivo ETNOGRAFÍA En los estudios etnográficos, díc. de cada una de las proposiciones que se refieren a sistemas logicoempíricos cuyas distinciones fenoménicas están hechas de contrastes que los informadores nativos consideran significativos …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • EMIC — 1. Electromagnetic Interference/Compatibility Contributor: CASI 2. Electromagnetic Ion Cyclotron Contributor: CASI …   NASA Acronyms

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