λέξις

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From λέγω (légō, speak) +‎ -σῐς (-sis).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

λέξῐς (léxisf (genitive λέξεως); third declension

  1. a saying, speech
    1. a way of speaking, diction, style
  2. word, phrase
    1. explanation
    2. (grammar) a word peculiar in form or significance

InflectionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: λέξη (léxi)
  • English: lexis
  • Latin: lexis
  • Georgian: ლექსი (leksi)
  • Mingrelian: ლერსი (lersi)

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