hierology etymology

English word hierology comes from English -logy, English hiero- (Holy, sacred.)

Detailed word origin of hierology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-logy English (eng) A branch of learning; a study of a particular subject.. Something said, or a way of speaking, a narrative.
hiero- English (eng) Holy, sacred.
hierology English (eng) The comparative and historical study of religions.

Words with the same origin as hierology

Descendants of -logy
auxologist cardiology chronological chronology cosmochronology criminology cryptology cytology dermatology ethnology gerontology gynaecology histology ichthyology logy morphological morphology musicologist ophthalmology pharmacological pharmacology proctology seismology topology urology
Descendants of hiero-
hiermartyr hierocracy hierocratic hierogamy hierogram hierolatry hieromancy hieromartyr hieroscopy hierourgy