Language and literature

philology
(n)
fi-LAW-lǝ-jee
Meaning

study of languages and literature

1st Sample Sentence

For my master's program in philology, I had to learn three languages.

Root

philos (loving)#logos (word, speech) (Greek)

Mnemonics

PHILOLOGY = PHILOSOPHY + (LOGOS=words) = Study of words. phi-LOL-ogy study of words, such as LOL,:) phil-LOL-logy to love-LOL (word)- study.

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