Philologize Phi*lol"o*gize, v. i. To study, or make critical comments on, language. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

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  • philologize — fɪ lÉ‘lÉ™dÊ’aɪz / lÉ’l v. offer criticisms on language; work in the field of linguistics …   English contemporary dictionary

  • philologize — phi·lol·o·gize …   English syllables

  • philologize —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌjīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: philology + ize transitive verb : to render by philological investigation intransitive verb : to study or make investigations in philology …   Useful english dictionary

  • philology — n. 1 the science of language, esp. in its historical and comparative aspects. 2 the love of learning and literature. Derivatives: philologian n. philologist n. philological adj. philologically adv. philologize v.intr. (also ise). Etymology: F… …   Useful english dictionary

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