Philology

Definition of Philology

Phi`lol´o`gy
n.1.Criticism; grammatical learning.
2.The study of language, especially in a philosophical manner and as a science; the investigation of the laws of human speech, the relation of different tongues to one another, and historical development of languages; linguistic science.
3.A treatise on the science of language.

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