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Princeton's WordNet

  1. philologicaladjective

    of or relating to or dealing with philology


  1. philologicaladjective

    Of or pertaining to the history of literature and words.

  2. philologicaladjective

    Pertaining to historical linguistics.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Philologicaladjective

    Critical; grammatical.

    Etymology: from philology.

    Studies, called philological, are history, language, grammar, rhetorick, poesy and criticism. Isaac Watts.

    He who pretends to the learned professions, if he doth not arise to be a critick himself in philological matters, should frequently converse with dictionaries, paraphrasts, commentators or other criticks, which may relieve any difficulties. Isaac Watts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Philologicaladjective

    alt. of Philologic

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of philological in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of philological in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    • A. unsealed
    • B. occlusive
    • C. articulate
    • D. adscripted

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