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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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philology

The study of language.
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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
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Translations
filologie
filologijajezikoznanstvo
filologija

philology

[fɪˈlɒlədʒɪ] Nfilología f
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philology

[fɪˈlɒlədʒi] nphilologie f
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philology

nPhilologie f
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philology

[fɪˈlɒlədʒɪ] nfilologia
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References in periodicals archive ?
Henry, "A Celtic-English Prosodic Feature," Zeitschrift fur celtische Philologic 29 (1962-64): 98.
"The Eyes Have It: Homoeroticism in Lord Jim." West Virginia University Philologic Papers 38 (1992): 59-68.