Germany and France are the only countries where treatises on philology can be published.
During the interval the progress of philology has been very great.
Nevertheless, he settles down to a quietly ascetic life as professor of philology at the University of Basle.
But I did not devote my time entirely to philology; I had other pursuits.
We should, also, be satisfied, that the proposed change is consistent with the established rules of philology.
The question is one which cannot be answered by an appeal to philology alone.
Nor indeed is induction applicable to philology in the same degree as to most of the physical sciences.
I am myself, although, as a student of philology, I ought to know better.
Where there is one person that is interested in philology, there are hundreds that are interested in engines and in wheat.
About 28; has taken his degree in philology, and is looking out for a position.
late 14c., "love of learning," from Latin philologia "love of learning, love of letters, love of study, literary culture," from Greek philologia "love of discussion, learning, and literature; studiousness," from philo- "loving" (see philo-) + logos "word, speech" (see logos).
Meaning "science of language" is first attested 1716 (philologue "linguist" is from 1590s; philologer "linguistic scholar" is from 1650s); this confusing secondary sense has not been popular in the U.S., where linguistics is preferred. Related: Philological.