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Definition of "philologer" [phi•lol•o•ger]

  • A philologist. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "philologer" in a sentence
  • "Hauptmann was not merely a philologer, which is a formidable thing in itself, but he belonged to the esoteric group that deals with languages which have no literature."
  • "Greek, Latin, and the newly discovered Sanskrit, Jones says, show an “affinity ... so strong that no philologer could examine all the three without believing them to have sprung from some common source which, perhaps, no longer exists ...”"
  • "There is now and then a born philologer, one who studies language for its own sake, -- studies it perhaps in the spirit of "the scholar who regretted that he had not concentrated his life on the dative case.""