lexicology


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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.

lexicology

(ˌlɛksɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Linguistics) the study of the overall structure and history of the vocabulary of a language
lexicological adj
ˌlexicoˈlogically adv
ˌlexiˈcologist n

lex•i•col•o•gy

(ˌlɛk sɪˈkɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study of the formation, meaning, and use of words.
[1820–30]
lex`i•co•log′i•cal (-kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) lex`i•co•log′ic, adj.
lex`i•col′o•gist, n.

lexicology

the study of the meanings of words and of idiomatic combinations. — lexicologist, n. — lexicologic, lexicological, adj.
See also: Linguistics

lexicology

1. The study of the history and structure of the vocabulary of a language.
2. The study of the history and structure of the vocabulary of a language.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lexicology - the branch of linguistics that studies the lexical component of language
philology, linguistics - the humanistic study of language and literature
onomastics - the branch of lexicology that studies the forms and origins of proper names
toponomy, toponymy - the branch of lexicology that studies the place names of a region or a language
Translations
lexikologie
leksikologija
lexikológia
leksikologija

lexicology

[ˌleksɪˈkɒlədʒɪ] Nlexicología f

lexicology

nLexikologie f

lexicology

[ˌlɛksɪˈkɒlədʒɪ] nlessicologia
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