lexis


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lex·is

 (lĕk′sĭs)
n.
The total set of words in a language as distinct from morphology; vocabulary.

[Greek, speech, word; see lexicon.]

lexis

(ˈlɛksɪs)
n
(Linguistics) the totality of vocabulary items in a language, including all forms having lexical meaning or grammatical function
[C20: from Greek lexis word]

Lex•is

(ˈlɛk sɪs) Trademark.
a computer-assisted research service offering legal information, accessible for a fee.

lexis

The total set of words used in a language.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lexis - all of the words in a language; all word forms having meaning or grammatical function
cognition, knowledge, noesis - the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
language, speech - the mental faculty or power of vocal communication; "language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals"
Translations

lexis

[ˈleksɪs] Nvocabulario m

lexis

n (Ling) → Lexik f
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