Definition of Philological

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or dealing with philology.

Partainyms: Philology
Derivative terms: Philology



Definition of Philological

1. a. Of or pertaining to philology.

Definition of Philological

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the history of literature and words. ¹

2. Adjective. (linguistics) Pertaining to historical linguistics. ¹

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Definition of Philological

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Philological

philodox
philodoxes
philographer
philographers
philography
philogynies
philogynist
philogynists
philogyny
philolithite
philologer
philologers
philologian
philologians
philologic
philological (current term)
philologically
philologies
philologist
philologists
philologize
philologized
philologizes
philologizing
philologue
philologues
philology
philomath
philomathematic
philomathic

Literary usage of Philological

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1. The Professionl Training of Secondary Teachers in the United States by George Washington Andrew Luckey (1903)
"The further development of this institution shows how at first a purely philological and later a pedagogical seminary grow out of the theological faculty. ..."

2. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1866)
"METHOD OF philological STUDY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. ... We are sorry that we have no better grammars for philological uses than these, but we must be ..."

3. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1859)
"Thus it occurred that Wolf found no encouragement at all for his philological lectures. He was quite discouraged from lecturing on logic and metaphysics, ..."

4. American Journal of Philologyby Project Muse, JSTOR (Organization) by Project Muse, JSTOR (Organization) (1908)
"... condensed reports of current philological work; summaries of chief articles in the leading philological journals of Europe; reviews by specialists, ..."

5. Principles of Secondary Education by Paul Monroe (1914)
"The philological Method. — When stress is placed heavily upon these details of fact, that is, on vocabulary, figures, allusions, etc., the result is what is ..."

6. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"In ' Gomer,' his most ambitious philological work, Williams dealt with the ... Essays on various Subjects, philological, Philosophical, Ethnological, ..."

7. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"Lutz would have the philological-historical interpretation uni ted with the religious, ecclesiastical ind dogmatic, in which he was not far removed from the ..."

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