philologist


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phi·lol·o·gy

 (fĭ-lŏl′ə-jē)
n.
1. Literary study or classical scholarship.

[Middle English philologie, from Latin philologia, love of learning, from Greek philologiā, from philologos, fond of learning or of words : philo-, philo- + logos, reason, speech; see -logy.]

phi·lol′o·ger, phi·lol′o·gist n.
phil′o·log′ic (fĭl′ə-lŏj′ĭk), phil′o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
phil′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.philologist - a humanist specializing in classical scholarship
humanist - a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
Translations
filologjezikoznalac
filolog

philologist

[fɪˈlɒlədʒɪst] Nfilólogo/a m/f

philologist

[fɪˈlɒlədʒɪst] nphilologue m/f

philologist

nPhilologe m, → Philologin f

philologist

[fɪˈlɒlədʒɪst] nfilologo/a
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By and by I will inquire of some other philologist.
Whereupon, after pleadings and entreaties that extended through weeks, Professor Wert took a dislike to the young man, believed him a liar, and classified him as a man of monstrous selfishness for not giving him a glimpse of this wonderful screed that was older than the oldest any philologist had ever known or dreamed.
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To plumb the secrets of the lost book, esteemed philologist Tolkien is mysteriously recruited by His Majesty's Secret Service to serve as a code-breaker, alongside Ian Fleming, Alan Turing, Kim Philby and Winston Churchill.
It is a pleasure to have Kern's expert reconstruction of the text at hand in a form that bears the stamp of a competent and dedicated philologist.
Edwards, a scholar and philologist in his own right who has worked on the Oxford English Dictionary, contextualizes Tolkien's life and scholarship as well as his creative writings, and rewards the reader by giving equal consideration to Tolkien's academic writing as well as his legendarium.
Auerbach's attention to the limits of the book's preparation and the obstacles that Auerbach had to face as a philologist are palpable in Auerbach's own postscript in Mimesis, in which he describes his exile in Turkey from 1933 to 1945:
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