augenphilologie

noun
au·​gen·​phi·​lo·​lo·​gie | \ ˈau̇gənˌfēləlōˈgē, -fə̇ˌlōl- \
plural -s

Definition of augenphilologie

: linguistics that misrepresents the realities of speech because of overemphasis on writing

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History and Etymology for augenphilologie

German, literally, philology of the eyes, from augen (plural of auge eye) + philologie philology

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“Augenphilologie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/augenphilologie. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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