Definition of ethnolinguist in English:

ethnolinguist

noun

See ethnolinguistics

  • ‘The question of how many fluent Maidu speakers remain is a touchy one, not least because many Maidu resent the notion that a white ethnolinguist may be the keeper of the linguistic flame.’
  • ‘These paradigms will be of as much interest to philologists and ethnolinguists as they may be to ornithologists.’
  • ‘For more than twenty-five years, his work as an ethnolinguist has focused on the preservation of Hopi language and culture.’