lexicologist


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lex·i·col·o·gy

 (lĕk′sĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of linguistics that deals with the lexical component of language.


lex′i·co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
lex′i·co·log′i·cal·ly adv.
lex′i·col′o·gist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lexicologist - a compiler or writer of a dictionary; a student of the lexical component of language
compiler - a person who compiles information (as for reference purposes)
etymologist - a lexicographer who specializes in etymology
linguist, linguistic scientist - a specialist in linguistics
neologist - a lexicographer of new words and expressions
synonymist - a student of synonyms
Translations
leksikolog
lexikológus

lexicologist

[ˌleksɪˈkɒlədʒɪst] Nlexicólogo/a m/f

lexicologist

[ˌlɛksɪˈkɒlədʒɪst] nlessicologo/a
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2) Turning to the academy, Lindsay solicited the assistance of Barnard College professor and lexicologist W.
Taylor, a lexicologist of Brazilian Portuguese at Stanford.
On the other hand, lexicologist Zekirija Ibraimi says that a law on protection of the Albanian language should be adopted first and then a proper institution that will standardize the official use of the Albanian language should be set up.
Concerning myself with such matters qualifies me as a lexicologist.
In this scrupulous attention to the national language, Jane Austen's readers would have glimpsed Knightley's shadowy doppelganger, the great lexicologist and prime champion of "plain, unaffected, gentleman-like English," her "dear" Dr.
And the rotund lexicologist used words contained in his most famous work to best effect when describing his other true love - food, glorious food.
He is an amateur lexicologist of some distinction as well, busily at work upon an etymological dictionary and having advanced as far as the letter L.
Although Wiedemann was also an outstanding lexicologist and compiled comprehensive dictionaries, his calling was grammar.
And, as Read put it, "Such material should be watched by the lexicologist for its value in showing tendencies in the language.
Let's hear from the colloquial philologist, the vernacular etymologist, the polyglot lexicologist and the armchair anarchist.