how to pronounce philology

/fɪˈlɒl.ə.dʒi/

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philology is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of philology

noun:

  1. Scholarship and culture, particularly classical, literary and linguistic.<ref name= "isbn0-19-861271-0"/>.
  2. Love and study of learning and literature, broadly speaking.<ref name= "isbn0-19-861271-0">Brown, Lesley. The New shorter Oxford English dictionary on historical principles pub. Clarendon Oxford 1993 isbn0-19-861271-0</ref>.
  3. The humanistic study of historical linguistics.

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