ethnolinguistic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ethno- +‎ linguistic

Adjective[edit]

ethnolinguistic ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to ethnolinguistics.
    • 1994, Joshua Fishman, “On the limits of ethnolinguistic democracy”, in Tove Skutnabb-Kangas and Robert Phillipson, editors, Linguistic Human Rights: Overcoming Linguistic Discrimination, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, ISBN 3110866390, page 50:
      The principle of ethnolinguistic democracy does not require that all languages be declared equally important and equally privileged in all functions...
  2. (anthropology) Associated with a particular ethnicity and a particular variety of language.
    • 1989, John Holm, Pidgins and Creoles, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0521359406:
      Baker (1972) identified four varieties of Mauritian creole associated with different ethnolinguistic groups.