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valsi etkuni
type fu'ivla
creator Xabju
time entered Tue Jun 5 19:31:17 2018

Definition #70747 - Preferred [edit]
definition x1 is an etic unit/set of units forming emic unit x2 in theoretical field/according to theoretical model x3; x1 is etic.
notes Counterpart to emkuni 'emic unit'; synonymous with se emkuni. A distinction between 'emic' and 'etic' units is made in many schools of linguistics. (A very different emic-etic distinction is used in anthropology and sociology, referring to contrasting approaches to field research.) The terms derive from 'phonemic' and 'phonetic'. The allophone is the prototypical etic unit; several physically distinct allophones, or vocal sounds, are perceived as one linguistically meaningful unit, or phoneme (an emic unit). Allomorphs and glyphs are analogous etic units in morphology and grammatology, respectively.
jargon type Linguistics
gloss words
place keywords 1. etic unit
2. etic unit
3. field ; theoretical (sub)field, such as phonology or morphology
created by Xabju
vote information 1
time Tue Jun 5 19:47:24 2018


XabjuFrom English 'etic unit'.[edit]
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