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The branch of anthropology that analyzes and compares human cultures, as in social structure, language, religion, and technology; cultural anthropology.

eth′no·log′ic (ĕth′nə-lŏj′ĭk), eth′no·log′i·cal adj.
eth′no·log′i·cal·ly adv.
eth·nol′o·gist n.
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Adj.1.ethnological - of or relating to ethnology; "ethnological field work"
خاص بِعِلْم الأجْناس البَشَرِيَّه
òjóîfræîilegur, òjóîháttafræîilegur
budun bilimseletnolojik


[ˌeθnəʊˈlɒdʒikl] ADJetnológico


[ˌɛθnəʊˈlɒdʒɪkl] adjetnologico/a


(ˈeθnik) adjective
of nations or races of mankind or their customs, dress, food etc. ethnic groups/dances.
ethnology (eθˈnolədʒi) noun
the study of the different races of mankind.
ˌethnoˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
ethˈnologist noun
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That's consolin' - from the head of the Ethnological Survey.
All we Ethnological men are as jealous as jackdaws of one another's discoveries.
He owned a voice as soothing as the wash of the sea, and stores of experiences as vast as the sea itself; for his business in life was to wander up and down the world, collecting orchids and wild beasts and ethnological specimens for German and American dealers.
Within the framework of his visit to Yakutia, Pavel Semenov, State Secretary and Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Nationalities Affairs, noted that Yakutia occupies a leading position in the implementation of the state national policy: in Yakutia, the only people that conduct ethnological expertise are living in peace and harmony.
and Ottoman ethnological material from Libya dating from 1551 to 1911 A.
The exhibition 'Sarajevo fragments of Safavid rugs' was held last night at the Ethnological Department of the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the framework of the 130th anniversary of the founding of this institution of culture.
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Exploring the emergence of ethnology, and in particular ethnological linguistics, as sciences in the early nineteenth century, Gunn argues that "relays between developing theories of Native American languages, works of fiction, travel and captivity narratives, and the political and communication networks of Native peoples gave imaginative shape to U.
Osaka: National Museum of Ethnological Studies, 2015 (Senri Ethnological Studies 91)
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The museum was visited by students, faculty members and general public who were overwhelmed by seeing the ethnological and archaeological collection.
THE TREE OF LIFE is a new album that's described by its creators as "one part droney soundscape, one part tribal deliberation, and one part ethnological exploration.