paroemiology

paroemiology

(pəˌriːmɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
the study of proverbs

paroemiology

the collecting and study of proverbs. Cf. proverbialism. — paroe-miologist, n. — paroemiologic, paroemiological, adj.
See also: Language
the study of proverbs. — paroemiologist, paremiologist, n.
See also: Proverbs
References in periodicals archive ?
1997) "Modern Paroemiology and the Use of Gnomai in Homer's Iliad", en CPh 92, n.
Rudiger Schmitt; "Clitics in Khwarezmian"; "Pashto Verse"; "A Standard Pashto"; "The Xayr ul-bayan," which presents a transcription and translation of the introduction to a manuscript in Arabic, Persian, and Pashto by Bayazid, known as Pir Roshan, a sixteenth-century Afghan prophet; and "Mataluna," which is a collection of 160 Pashto proverbs, together with a fascinating history, bibliography, and critique of Pashto paroemiology.