HyperDic: anthropology

English > 1 sense of the word anthropology:
NOUNcognitionanthropologythe social science that studies the origins / origins and social relationships of human beings
anthropology > pronunciation
Soundsae.nthrahpaa'lahjhiy
RhymesAgee ... zoology: 128 rhymes with jhiy...
English > anthropology: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe social science that studies the origins / origins and social relationships of human beings.
Category ofMongoloidOf or pertaining to or characteristic of one of the traditional racial division of humankind including especially peoples of central and eastern Asia
affinal, affine(anthropology) related by marriage
affine(anthropology) kin by marriage
affinity(anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption
consanguinity, blood kinship, cognation(anthropology) related by blood
eidos(anthropology) the distinctive expression of the cognitive or intellectual character of a culture or a social group
endogamous, endogamicpertaining to or characterized by the custom of marrying only within the limits of a clan or tribe
ethos(anthropology) the distinctive spirit of a culture or an era
exogamous, exogamicpertaining to or characterized by the custom of marrying only outside the limits of a clan or tribe
kinship, family relationship, relationship(anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
kinship system(anthropology) the system of social relationships that constitute kinship in a particular culture, including the terminology that is used and the reciprocal obligations that are entailed
outbredBred of parents not closely related
primitiveUsed of preliterate or tribal or nonindustrial societies
Partsstructuralism, structural anthropologyAn anthropological theory that there are unobservable social structures that generate observable social phenomena
Narrowerarcheology, archaeologyThe branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
ethnography, descriptive anthropologyThe branch of anthropology that provides scientific description of individual human societies
ethnologyThe branch of anthropology that deals with the division of humankind into races and with their origins / origins and distribution and distinctive / distinctive characteristics / characteristics
physical anthropologyThe branch of anthropology dealing with the genesis and variation of human beings
social anthropology, cultural anthropologyThe branch of anthropology that deals with human culture and society
Broadersocial scienceThe branch of science that studies society and the relationships of individual within a society
Spanishantropología
Catalanantropologia
Adjectivesanthropologicalof or concerned with the science of anthropology
Nounsanthropologista social scientist who specializes in anthropology

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