Asked by: Amra Stallbaum
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What does the word Philatelic mean?

That word is reserved for people who collect stamps. The Greek ateleia meant "exemption from payment," an exemption that was marked by a stamp. So a philatelist is literally a person who "loves stamps." The world of the philatelist is a strange and tiny one.

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Hereof, what is the word for stamp collecting?

Stamp collecting is generally accepted as one of the areas that make up the wider subject of philately, which is the study of stamps. A philatelist may, but does not have to, collect stamps. It is not uncommon for the term philatelist to be used to mean a stamp collector.

Secondly, how do you say philatelist? Break 'philatelist' down into sounds: [FEE] + [LAT] + [UH] + [LIST] - say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can consistently produce them. Record yourself saying 'philatelist' in full sentences, then watch yourself and listen. You'll be able to mark your mistakes quite easily.

Similarly, you may ask, what do you call a stamp expert?

Definition of philatelist. : a specialist in philately : one who collects or studies stamps.

Who came up with the word philately?

Georges Herpin

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