Example sentences for: philology

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

  • Not until 1872, however, did he compile these notes into book form, a volume with the splendid title, Recent Exemplifications of False Philology .

  • It goes without saying that most of those drawn to lexicography, like those attracted to art schools, exhibit skills more likely to be associated with craft than with art; these days, far too few of those who work on dictionaries have a thorough grounding in literature, let alone the various specialties within linguistics—general and comparative studies, classical and modern foreign language study, phonetics, philology, etymology, to say nothing of lexicology and lexicography.

  • In an article (The Use of Lallans for Prose, The Journal of English and Germanic Philology, LI, No. 2, April, 1952, pp. 212-225), I tried to show, elsewhere, this happening to Braid Scots, the Doric, or Lallans in Scotland.

  • If our enquirer had at least some formal training in philology, it will have been crystal clear.

  • 2, 1990, pp. 105-83] sums it up neatly: “Fiction or Medieval Philology.”


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