WORDS TRAVEL – THE WORD “PHILOLOGY” IN 14 LANGUAGES

As we have been speaking about the Spanish Classical Philologists, we will refer to the Greek origin word “philologist” (and also philology)! This word originates from the words philos (friend) and logos (speech, reason and also metaphorically literature), (thus the word describes somebody who loves the literature)

We present you the word “philology” in 14 languages.

Greek                                  φιλολογία

English                                philology

French                                 philologie

Ukrainian                            Філологія

Polish                                  filologia

Rumanian                           filologie

German                philologie

Russian                               филология

Bulgarian                            филология

Slovenian                            filolojia

Spanish                               filologia

Italian                                  filologia

Portuguese                        filologia

Hungarian                          filológia

 

Think of how many more words exist in European languages that contain the words “philos” or “logos”!

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