Chapter 1: A Word about “Words”
Chapter 1A Word about “Words”
Philology: Love of learning and literature, love of argument and reasoning (ϕιλo-, loving + λόγος, word).
– Oxford English Dictionary
Philology: Love of much babbling
– Henry Cockeram, The English Dictionarie:or, an Interpreter of Hard English Words (1623).
Philology: The art of reading slowly
– Benjamin W. Fortson IV,Indo-European Language and Culture (2010).
Philology: The art of understanding and correctly producing words and texts.
– Stephen A. Barney et al., The Etymologiesof Isidore of Seville (2006).
1.1 The Word and Science
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