Glossary

Philology
Type of termDefinition
TermPhilology
Alternative Termsphilologist, philologists, philological
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Long Description

The study of texts with a focus on language. It covers the historical development and structures of languages, and of written records. Philologists may be interested in establishing the authenticity or age of a text or in tracing the introduction and evolution in usage of certain terms or languages.

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