\ ˈē-mik How to pronounce emic (audio) \

Definition of emic

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

First Known Use of emic

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for emic

phonemic

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“Emic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emic. Accessed 29 Jan. 2020.

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