noun see philology

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Philologist — Phi*lol o*gist, n. One versed in philology. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • philologist — philology ► NOUN 1) the study of the structure, historical development, and relationships of a language or languages. 2) chiefly N. Amer. literary or classical scholarship. DERIVATIVES philological adjective philologist noun. ORIGIN originally in …   English terms dictionary

  • philologist — See philologer. * * * …   Universalium

  • philologist — noun A person who engages in philology (historical linguistics), especially as a profession; a collector of words and their etymologies. Syn: philologer …   Wiktionary

  • philologist — Synonyms and related words: academician, bookman, classicist, clerk, colossus of knowledge, dialectician, etymologer, etymologist, genius, giant of learning, glossarist, glossographer, grammarian, grammaticaster, grammatist, humanist, learned… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • philologist — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. historical linguist, etymologist, lexicographer, grammarian; see linguist 1 , scholar 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • philologist — phi·lol·o·gist || fɪ lÉ‘lÉ™dʒɪst / lÉ’ n. linguist; one who studies literary works in order to verify their authenticity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • philologist — n archivist; (all of linguistics) linguist, Rare. linguistician, phonologist, phonemicist, phonetician, morphologist, dialectologist, philologian; seman ticist, semasiologist, etymologist, historical linguist, lexicologist, lexicographer;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • philologist — phi·lol·o·gist …   English syllables

  • philologist — See: philology …   English dictionary

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