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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