"of or pertaining to analysis of cultural phenomena from the inside," 1954, from phonemic.
"of or pertaining to phonemes or phonemic theory," 1933, from phoneme + -ic. Related: Phonemics (1936); phonemically.
"the study of social distancing in a cultural context," 1963, from proximity + emic (also see -ics). Apparently coined by U.S. anthropologist Edward T. Hall.
updated on January 01, 2021