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Linguistic Anthropology

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    Linguistic anthropology is a subfield of anthropology that focuses on the study of human communication within the context of culture. It examines how language shapes and is shaped by social interactions, cultural practices, and identity formation. Linguistic anthropologists explore the diversity of languages and dialects spoken by different groups around the world, as well as the cultural meanings embedded within these linguistic systems. Texts associated with Linguistics is the scientific study of language can be found in the Linguistics Bookshelf. While, grammar provides the framework for organizing and interpreting linguistic expressions, texts focusing on grammar ar organized in the Composition bookshelf.

    Thumbnail: A game of Scrabble in French. (CC BY-SA 4.0; Camille Gévaudan).

     
     

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