Topic: LINGUISTICS

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: philologia, from Greek, from phil- ( PHILANDER) + logos 'word, speech'

philology

noun
     
phi‧lol‧o‧gy [uncountable] old-fashioned
SL the study of words and of the way words and languages develop
philologist noun [countable]
philological adjective
linguistics

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