Definition of philologically in US English:



  • See philology

    • ‘For example, Davis treats various kinds of ambiguity that are philologically quite different on more or less the same plane.’
    • ‘It's do or die as six deliciously geeky, philologically-industrious twelve-year-olds battle it out for glory in the spelling championship of a lifetime.’
    • ‘Because of such developments, the term Indo-European is still historically, philologically, and taxonomically sound, but it has lost its geographical rationale.’
    • ‘Twentieth-century approaches to palaeography included the philologically based methods of Ludwig Traube of Munich and the technical and aesthetic perceptions of E. A. Lowe.’
    • ‘The German view of philologically interesting mythologies pregnant with sophisticated ideas proved uncommonly congenial to the British.’