from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who is versed in philology. Also philologer, philologian, philologue.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One versed in philology.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A person who engages in
philology(historical linguistics), especially as a profession; a collectorof words and their etymologies.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a humanist specializing in classical scholarship
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He may have used the word philologist somewhat loosely on occasion.
In a move to grab your attention by confusing you, I'm actually not writing about the word philologist today, but rather an intriguing-looking word that may make you stop and grab your dictionary by the short bindings upon encountering it, "it" being today's "Take My Word for It," word:
During my brilliant interview, my philologist was a bit reticent.
FECHER: A philologist is a person who studies the origins and meanings of words.
Experience, therefore, is certainly an essential prerequisite for a philologist -- that is, the philologist must first of all be a man; for then only can he be productive as a philologist.
Lipsius (1547-1606) is known as a philologist and for his treatises on the military art of the Romans, on the Latin classics, and on the philosophy of the Stoics.
They were both college professors, and though Jorgen, a classical philologist, worked like crazy to find a job at a U.S. university, he wasn't able to.
Horne Tooke, John (1736 – 1812): a philologist and radical whose etymological work The Diversions of
Also linguistic comparisons with contemporary NHG are more or less impossible, as a few philologist-friends remind me from time to time.
COPENHAGEN -- Tonight, Yoani Sánchez -- the world-renowned Cuban blogger and philologist -- will be honored here with the inaugural Freedom Award, in the amount of $50,000, by the independent Danish think tank, CEPOS.