ethnolinguistic

ethnolinguistics

[eth-noh-ling-gwis-tiks]
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.

Origin:
1945–50; ethno- + linguistics

ethnolinguist, noun
ethnolinguistic, adjective
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