ethnography [eth-nog-ruh-fee] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a branch of anthropology dealing with the scientific description of individual cultures.

Origin of ethnography First recorded in 1825–35; ethno- + -graphy Related formseth·nog·ra·pher, nouneth·no·graph·ic [eth-nuh-graf-ik] /ˌɛθ nəˈgræf ɪk/, eth·no·graph·i·cal, adjectiveeth·no·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb Examples from the Web for ethnographer Historical Examples of ethnographer

  • This question is, indeed, one which every ethnographer ought to keep clearly and constantly before his mind.

    Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)

    Andrew Lang

  • Nevertheless, there are certain other sources which convey information of use to the ethnographer.

    The Aboriginal Population of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California

    S. F. Cook

  • I have here rapidly sketched a series of pictures from nature, which the historian and ethnographer will not fail to recognize.

    The Moral and Intellectual Diversity of Races

    Arthur, comte de Gobineau

  • They are by no means a contemptible study either for the psychologist or the ethnographer.

    The Strange Story of Rab Rby

    Mr Jkai

  • Southern Baluchistan affords a most interesting field for the ethnographer.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2


  • British Dictionary definitions for ethnographer ethnography noun

    1. the branch of anthropology that deals with the scientific description of individual human societies

    Derived Formsethnographer, nounethnographic (ˌɛθnəʊˈɡræfɪk) or ethnographical, adjectiveethnographically, adverb Word Origin and History for ethnographer ethnography n.

    1834, perhaps from German Ethnographie; see ethno- + -graphy “the study of.” Related: Ethnographer; ethnographic.

    ethnographer in Science ethnography [ĕth-nŏg′rə-fē]

    1. The branch of anthropology that deals with the scientific description of specific human cultures.
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