- One who studies the Eskimo people.
During the later half of the 19th century interest was largely diverted to discussion of the typological character of Eskimo languages- whether they were polysynthetic in the same sense as many North American Indian languages are, as maintained, for instance, by the Danish Eskimologist Hinrik Rink (1891).See Also: Eskimology
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eskimologist — es·ki·mol·o·gist … English syllables
eskimologist — ˌeskəˈmäləjə̇st noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized : a specialist in Eskimology … Useful english dictionary
Eskimology — Eskimologist, n. /es keuh mol euh jee/, n. the study of Eskimo civilization, language, culture, etc. [ESKIMO + LOGY] * * * … Universalium
eskimology — jē noun ( es) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Eskimo + logy : the study of Eskimo culture or language * * * Eskimologist, n. /es keuh mol euh jee/, n. the study of Eskimo civilization, language, culture, etc. [ESKIMO + LOGY … Useful english dictionary