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Daemon
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philology

(noun) The humanistic study of language and literature.

Synonyms: linguistics

Usage: Another master had come, with a degree of doctor of philology from the University of Heidelberg...to teach French to the upper forms and German to anyone who cared to take it up.
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philology
Definition: (noun) The humanistic study of language and literature.
Synonyms: linguistics
Usage: Another master had come, with a degree of doctor of philology from the University of Heidelberg...to teach French to the upper forms and German to anyone who cared to take it up.
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late 14c., "love of learning," from Latin philologia "love of learning, love of letters, love of study, literary culture," from Greek philologia "love of discussion, learning, and literature; studiousness," from philo- "loving" logos "word , speech"
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Philology means the study of language. Not learning specific languages per se, but grammar and history, and how sounds and meanings change over time.
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If you study philology, you don't need anyone to tell you that the word philology comes from the Greek philologia "love of learning." It's one of the words ending in -logy, which means "study." Think biology (life), archaeology (ancient things), psychology (the mind), sociology (society).
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Daemon wrote:
philology

(noun) The humanistic study of language and literature.

Synonyms: linguistics

Usage: Another master had come, with a degree of doctor of philology from the University of Heidelberg...to teach French to the upper forms and German to anyone who cared to take it up.

...

Pastor Dr. Melissa Scott has a mastery of over 25 languages , to which she impressively
demonstrates her expertise in philology in each of those languages when she teaches.



http://pastormelissascott.com/who-is-pastor-scott.html
8BooksOfSengathe
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Daemon wrote:
philology

(noun) The humanistic study of language and literature.

Synonyms: linguistics

Usage: Another master had come, with a degree of doctor of philology from the University of Heidelberg...to teach French to the upper forms and German to anyone who cared to take it up.

...

The school board was contemplating expanding the cirriculum for next
year to include philology , especially as it relates to scientific
studies and theories of astronomy , from different countries and cultures.

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