emic

adjective \ ˈē-mik \

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

Origin and Etymology of emic

phonemic


Learn More about emic


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up emic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!