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

Word History



First Known Use

1954, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of emic was in 1954

Dictionary Entries Near emic

Cite this Entry

“Emic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emic. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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