Definitions

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  • n. A scholar of ethnolinguistics; a linguistic anthropologist who studies the language of a specific ethnic group.

Etymologies

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Back-formation from ethnolinguistics.

Examples

  • In his provocative work, Clichés To Live By And The Death Of The Sixties, Anaxamander O'Flaherty, a necro-ethnolinguist at the University of Altamont, suggests that the expression, "Everything is everything," succumbed to a natural death brought on by such factors as over-utilization, deterioration of relevance, and lack of adaptability to altered states of reality vis-à-vis the American experience.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XII No 3

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