the study of the meaning of linguistic expressions. divorced from the situtation in which
it was uttered.
takes the context into account.
the meaning of words
meaning of things larger than words
What is Culture?
the process wherebyindividuals learn their group'sculture, through experience,observati
on, and instruction.
1. the process of adopting thecultural traits or socialpatterns of
What is Anthropology?
the study of human & their immediate ancestors.
Describe each of the 4 subfields of anthropology & be able to
identify 1 specialization.
focuses on human biological diversity in time & space.
the study of relationships between categories; since much of culture is interrelated, this
leads to an enormous collection of related terms.
Is a tail a part of a cat?
Is a cat used tocatch rats?
Does _ come from _?
study of human species and its immediate ancestors. A comparative field that
examines all societies, ancient and modern, simple and complex
study of the whole of the human condition: past, present and future: biology, society,
Smallest unit of meaning
a morpheme that has to be put together
with another word.
"-s" as in cats
a morpheme that can stand by itself.
usually, but not always, a free morpheme.
additions to a morpheme
systems and patterns of a language.
the classification, analysis, interrelation, and environmental changes of the phonemes of
one of the set of speech sounds in any given language that serve to distinguish one
word from an
the study of speech sounds and their production.
the transmission of sounds to the ear and the reception of them by the ear prior to
the physical properties
dealing with the physi
arrangement of words/morphemes into sentences, etc. How they interact with external
Not something we think about during everyday writing and speech- we just know it.
"mental construction;" built on rules of combination.
"the origins, physical and cultural development, biological characteristics, and social
customs and beliefs of humankind." -dictionary.com
looking at anything and everything about people both culturally and physically- a
The study of the human species and it immediate ancestors
(Greek: Anthropo means "human". Logia means "study of"
(Subfield of anthropology) with one specialization
Physical Anthropology; focuses on human biological diversit