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Word of the Day — April 1, 2012

April 2, 2012 - Scott Viau
Philologist — fil-ALL-uh-JIST — one who studies the development of language or languages

Example: "A.O. Scott's review of 'Footnote,' describes a competitive father and son, the former being a philologist of the old Jewish school, devoting himself to the close textual analysis of manuscripts ...'"

 
 

 

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