ANTHROPOLOGICAL LINGUISTICS

the branch of linguistics that connects language characteristics with particular cultural, social, and developmental structures in a given society. (see also linguistic determinism). Interest in this field stemmed from descriptions of native or indigenous populations, for example, the Navajo.

ANTHROPOLOGICAL LINGUISTICS: "A person interested in anthropological linguistics would attempt to study language in the context of a culture. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANTHROPOLOGICAL LINGUISTICS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anthropological-linguistics/ (accessed March 28, 2020).
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