ethnolinguist


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ethnolinguist

(ˌɛθnəʊˈlɪŋɡwɪst)
n
(Linguistics) a person who studies ethnolinguistics
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8) I want to thank here Pierpaolo Di Carlo, who participated in the Birir project as an ethnolinguist documenting the autumn Prun festival (Di Cario 2007), for preparing the software and, in general, for his precious support in linguistic matters (only mine of course the responsibility for any faults).
The same concept is mentioned to be true to most ethnolinguist ic groups in the Philippines in the article of Zayas and Abaya (2008).
in Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania where she studied sociolinguistics, an emerging and ebullient field at the time, with illustrious professors like sociolinguists Shirley Brice Heath and William Labov, a household name in variationist sociolinguistics, anthropologist and ethnolinguist Dell Hymes and Gillian Sankoff, distinguished professor and her dissertation adviser, among others.
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.
Regino is a poet, essayist, ethnolinguist, and activist on behalf of Indigenous languages and literatures; he is author of the Mazatec alphabet and of two books of poetry, Tatsjejin nga kjabuya: No es eterna la muerte (Mexico City: Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, 1992), and Ngata'ara stsee: Que siga lloviendo (Mexico City: ELIAC and UNESCO, 1999), both bilingual publications in Mazatec and Spanish.
An ethnolinguist by training (doctorate in ethnology from Paris-W, doctorat d Etat in linguistics from Paris-III), he teaches the Turkic languages at the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales; for more than thirty years he has been studying the oral traditions and literatures of Turkey and Central Asia.
That concept reminds me a little bit of the kind of work that the English ethnolinguist Basil Bernstein has done, and the notion of elaborated and restricted codes, wherein people of different social and educational backgrounds use different speech registers.