Definition of ethnosemantics in English:

ethnosemantics

noun

Social Sciences Linguistics
  • The study of how members of a speech community categorize their experience, especially by analysing the semantic organization of the vocabulary of the community.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in American Anthropologist. From ethno- + semantics.

Pronunciation

ethnosemantics

/ˌɛθnəʊsɪˈmantɪks/