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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.

philology

(fɪˈlɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Linguistics) comparative and historical linguistics
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the scientific analysis of written records and literary texts
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (no longer in scholarly use) the study of literature in general
[C17: from Latin philologia, from Greek: love of language]
philological adj
ˌphiloˈlogically, ˌphiloˈlogic adv
phiˈlologist, philologian, phiˈlologer n

phi•lol•o•gy

(fɪˈlɒl ə dʒi)

n.
1. the study of literary texts and of written records, the establishment of their authenticity and their original form, and the determination of their meaning.
2. (esp. in older use) linguistics, esp. historical and comparative linguistics.
[1350–1400; < Latin philologia < Greek philología love of learning and literature =philólog(os) literary]
phil•o•log•i•cal (ˌfɪl əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) phil`o•log′ic, adj.
phil`o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
phi•lol′o•gist, phi•lol′o•ger, n.

philology

1. the study of written records to determine their authenticity, original form, and meaning.
2. linguistics, especially historical linguistics. — philologist, philologer, n. — philologic, philological, adj.
See also: Linguistics

philology

The study of language.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.philology - the humanistic study of language and literature
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts - studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
dialectology - the branch of philology that is devoted to the study of dialects
lexicology - the branch of linguistics that studies the lexical component of language
Translations
filologie
filologijajezikoznanstvo
filologija

philology

[fɪˈlɒlədʒɪ] Nfilología f

philology

[fɪˈlɒlədʒi] nphilologie f

philology

nPhilologie f

philology

[fɪˈlɒlədʒɪ] nfilologia
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But suppose one pass, as is permissible in philology, from the word itself to its softened synonym, then, instead of committing an ignoble assassination you make an `elimination;' you merely and simply remove from your path the individual who is in your way, and that without shock or violence, without the display of the sufferings which, in the case of becoming a punishment, make a martyr of the victim, and a butcher, in every sense of the word, of him who inflicts them.
As for the philology of them, that is but a circle of tales, and therefore not fit for this writing.
Though the form-masters still taught French to the lower school, another master had come, with a degree of doctor of philology from the University of Heidelberg and a record of three years spent in a French lycee, to teach French to the upper forms and German to anyone who cared to take it up instead of Greek.
And yet the former history continues to be studied side by side with the laws of statistics, geography, political economy, comparative philology, and geology, which directly contradict its assumptions.
Scholarly research into Iranian languages has had a long presence in Indo-European philology since Sir William Jones delivered in 1786 his famous speech on the common root of Sanskrit, Greek, and Latin, as well as Gothic, Celtic, and Persian.
It was conducted in 10 fields: oriental studies, design, history, cultural studies, political science, law, psychology, sociology, philology and philosophy, the press service of mayor reported on March 17.
He concludes that the real home of world philology should be the Earth at large.
Among the topics are national origin narratives in the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, uses and abuses of the barbarian invasions in the 19th and 20th centuries, medieval and neo-medieval buildings in Scandinavia, evocations of the medieval past in late Ottoman architecture, claiming Reynard the Fox for the national literatures of 19th-century Europe, origins of modern Czech philology 1780-1880, and the archaeological finds of the 10th-century Carpathian Basin as national archaeology.
Nietzsche, born in 1844 in the Prussian Province of Saxony, studied theology and classical philology at the University of Bonn and later philology at the University of Leipzig.
Maxim Fomin's careful contextualizing enriches his nuanced discussion of Stokes's interest in Sanskrit, while the chapters by Bernhard Maier and Paul Russell provide very useful summaries of the development of modern philology and etymology (119-133; 144-160).
THERE PHILOLOGY IS THAT THEY CLEAN HOMES NOT HOUSES.
In his Filologia e identita nazionale, Luca Sberlati surveys the vagaries of the bond between Italian philology and politics over 100 years (1840-1940), adding his erudite voice to the numerous studies published on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Italian unification.