glossophilia etymology

English word glossophilia comes from English -philia, English glosso- (Gloss- + -o-.)

Detailed word origin of glossophilia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-philia English (eng) (pathology) abnormal liking or tendency; paraphilia. Liking; love (for something).
glosso- English (eng) Gloss- + -o-.
glossophilia English (eng) Love of language.

Words with the same origin as glossophilia

Descendants of -philia
Judeophilia bibliophilia blackophilia ethnophilia haematophilia hydrophilia incestophilia kleptophilia lesbophilia limnophilia logophilia mechaphilia mycophilia mysophilia necrophile nepiophilia ochlophilia olfactophilia plumbophilia polyphilia pornophilia pyrophilia pædophilia teratophilia trichophilia
Descendants of glosso-
glossalgia glossitis glossocele glossodynia glossoepiglottic glossograph glossographer glossokinetic glossolalic glossonym glossopalatine glossopharyngeal glossopharynx glossophile glossophobia glossoplegia glossopoeia glossotomy