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
References in classic literature ?
By and by I will inquire of some other philologist.
Whereupon, after pleadings and entreaties that extended through weeks, Professor Wert took a dislike to the young man, believed him a liar, and classified him as a man of monstrous selfishness for not giving him a glimpse of this wonderful screed that was older than the oldest any philologist had ever known or dreamed.
Philologists have said that there are but two or three languages, properly speaking, among all the numerous tribes which formerly occupied the country that now composes the United States.
1873-75; and in "We Philologists", the following remarkable observations occur:--
Philologist believe it means either 'belonging to an Anglo-Saxon chief named Fulla (with Ham here meaning homestead), or land located in a river bend (with the two 'm' Hamm meaning bend).
Critique: Ably translated from Hungarian by Jim Tucker (who is a classical philologist living in Budapest, translated works from German, French, and Italian before making the acquaintance of George Konrad for whom he has translated some 35 essays from the Hungarian, in addition to works by numerous other authors), "Night School: A Reader for Grownups" by Zsofia Ban is an extraordinarily thought-provoking page turner of a read from cover to cover.
According to British scholar Richard Burton Lal Shahbaz Qalandar was a poet, philologist, and expert of grammar.
A few days later, on March 15, there will be a book presentation of Theoklis Kouyialis -- Christoforos Savva, with a dialogue by Dr Eleni S Nikita, art historian and writer and Costas Vasiliou, philologist, poet and critic as well as a poem reading by actor Neophytos Neophytou.
Lecturer - psychologist, philologist, journalist Lorina Severina.
Tenth-century poet, philologist, court scholar, and tutor Ibn Khalawayhwas born in Hamadan, Iran and worked in Baghdad and Aleppo.
The first is that of Peretz, a philologist pressed into the service of the Administration; he can't seem to figure out his place in the strange bureaucracy.
Then and nowParticipants of the recent protest wanted to unroll a banner with the inscription "For Our and Your Freedom" ndash the same as that brought to the square in 1968 by the original group of dissidents, according to internet daily Novaja Gazeta.The 1968 event was attended by academic Konstantin Babitskyi, student Tatiana Baeva, writer Natalia Gorbanevska, philologist Larisa Bogorazova, poet Vadim Delone, worker Vladimir Dremlyuga, mathematician Pavel Litvinov and translator/reviewer Viktor Fainberg.