Hittitology

[ hit-ahy-tol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌhɪt aɪˈtɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the study of Hittite language and culture.

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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.

Origin of Hittitology

First recorded in 1950–55; Hittite + -o- + -logy
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Example sentences from the Web for hittitology

  • Hittitology's like Egyptology; it's stopped being research and archaeology and become scholarship and history.

    Omnilingual|H. Beam Piper