glottology


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glottology

(ɡlɒˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Languages) the history or science of language

glottology

the science of linguistics.
See also: Linguistics
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(12) In 1934 the scope was extended to collecting and recording national songs and dialects, 'definitive' interpretations of living composers and poets, and 'all that is relevant to studies on glottology, zoology, physiology, history, etc.' (13) All producers of sound recordings were obliged to send two copies of their publications.