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  • adv. In a philological manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a philological manner; as regards philology.


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philological +‎ -ly


  • This philologically puzzling list was variously interpreted in the midrash, but the hegemonic opinion is that “flesh” means food, “covering” refers to clothing and “seasons” to regularity of sexual intercourse.


  • Like Schleiermacher and Schlegel, Novalis takes a strong interest in philology and demands that every author and reader must be philologically minded (Teplitz Fragments #42).

    Georg Friedrich Philipp von Hardenberg [Novalis]

  • Egad, Sir Reginald, your spelling has made me feel philologically dirty.

    Oh, I See. Alright.

  • [An excellent survey of work before Grosseteste, and a philologically oriented discussion of Grosseteste's commentary.]

    Medieval Theories of Demonstration

  • The Commentary is much more than a running guide to the Greek text of Thucydides; in addition it serves as a philologically based history of fifth-century Greece itself.


  • By philologically analyzing how poetry develops progressively from simple to complex, Heyne seeks a way back to the conditions surrounding myth before poetry intervened.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • As the Aryan race grew and multiplied it naturally poured out its surplus population in Bengal, and it is not only philologically obvious that Bengali is nothing more than a further, and very modern development of the extreme eastern dialect of Hindi.

    Chaitanya and the Vaishnava Poets

  • The captain's use of gender is philologically instructive.

    The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore

  • Bedouin; therefore I am inclined to consider them as a branch of that aboriginal race which inhabited Arabia, with a language of its own; and when Arabia is philologically understood and its various races investigated, I expect we shall hear of several new languages spoken by different branches of this aboriginal race, and then, perhaps, a parallel will be found to the proudly isolated tongue of this remote island.

    Southern Arabia

  • There is nothing under the sun more absurd, philologically, than that a common and very poor stock-actor should have written 'Hamlet.'

    Continental Monthly , Vol. 5, No. 6, June, 1864 Devoted to Literature and National Policy


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