Emic meaning

ēmĭk
Of or relating to phenomena considered as meaningful structural units within a system such as a language or culture.
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(social sciences) Of or pertaining to the analysis of a cultural system or its features from the perspective of a participant in that culture.
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Origin of emic

  • From (phon)emic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 1982, Kenneth Lee Pike, Linguistic Concepts: An Introduction to Tagmemics"Ž, page 44

    From Wiktionary