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Is etic a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word etic is a Scrabble US word. The word etic is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

E1T1I1C3

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Yes. The word etic is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

E1T1I1C3

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Valid words made from Etic

You can make 12 words from 'etic' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'etic'

CITE 6ETIC 6
TICE 6 

3 letters words from 'etic'

CIT 5ICE 5
TEC 5TIC 5
TIE 3 

2 letters words from 'etic'

ET 2IT 2
TE 2TI 2

All 4 letters words made out of etic

etic teic eitc ietc tiec itec etci teci ecti ceti tcei ctei eict iect ecit ceit icet ciet tice itce tcie ctie icte cite

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word etic. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in etic.

Definitions and meaning of etic

etic

Etymology

Coined by American linguist Kenneth Pike in 1954 from phonetic.

  • 1962, Kenneth Lee Pike, With Heart and Mind: A Personal Synthesis of Scholarship and Devotion, page 37
    I have coined the term etic to refer to the detached observer’s view []

Adjective

etic (comparative more etic, superlative most etic)

  1. (social sciences) Of or pertaining to analysis of a culture from a perspective situated outside all cultures.
    • 1996, Advanced Methodological Issues in Culturally Competent Evaluation for Substance Abuse Prevention
      A useful example of the emic-etic distinction may be made by comparing the concept “waves on the ocean or sea” from the perspective of a European American with that of a Truk Islander [] The proposed etics here might be that both cultures understand the use of waves as vehicles for surfing and as movement reflecting the transfer of energy [] certain differences, or emics exist, for European Americans the waves may be sources of beauty — the Truk Islander has learned to use them [] as a road map.

Coordinate terms

  • emic

Derived terms

  • etically

Translations

Anagrams

  • CETI, EITC, Tice, cite, tice

Classical Nahuatl

Etymology

From Proto-Uto-Aztecan. Cognate with Hopi putu (heavy) and O'odham we:c.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /etiːk/

Adjective

etic

  1. heavy

References

  • Andrews, J. Richard. (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, Revised Edition, University of Oklahoma Press, page 208.
  • Karttunen, Frances. (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, University of Texas Press, page 10.
  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, page 210.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a type of linguistic analysis.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)