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date: 23 July 2019

Philology [From Greek philología love of language]. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to the English Language
Author(s):
Tom McArthurTom McArthur, Jacqueline Lam-McArthurJacqueline Lam-McArthur, Lise FontaineLise Fontaine

The traditional study of language, which reached its peak as comparative philology in the later 19c. Overshadowed in the 20c by its offspring ... ...

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