Example sentences for: philological

How can you use “philological” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Surname interpretation mainly requires good philological skills, which Hanks and Hodges supply.

  • Herbert Coleridge, the first editor of the Philological Society's dictionary, was not the poet's grandson; Elisabeth Murray's biography was only taken on by Oxford after Yale University Press had turned it into a bestseller and shamed OUP into publishing it (OUP having earlier rejected it as unworthy).

  • Hall's philological career had another side, one of special interest to readers of VERBATIM.

  • It was not entirely clear whether the article was meant to be philosophical or philological.

  • The first involves words whose histories lend themselves to philological principles or “rules” of linguistic change.

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