Adjective "ethnological" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ɛθnəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'The most important theoretical framework is provided by detailed articles discussing basic religious ethnological concepts: rites of passage, sacrifice, mourning, ancestors, animism, etc.'
  2. 'Instead, she would like to see ethnological museums acknowledge these objects' power to enchant, to inspire people to search for meanings.'

Definitions

1. a branch of anthropology that analyzes cultures, especially in regard to their historical development and the similarities and dissimilarities between them.

2. (formerly) a branch of cultural anthropology dealing with the origin, distribution, and distinguishing characteristics of human societies.

More examples(as adjective)

"archives can be ethnological."

"studies can be ethnological."

"notebooks can be ethnological."

"descriptions can be ethnological."

"delights can be ethnological."

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Origin

(ethnology)