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EtymologyEdit

 
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English from the 17th century, from Medieval Latin or New Latin lexicon, from Ancient Greek λεξικόν (lexikón, a lexicon), neuter of λεξικός (lexikós, of words), from λέξις (léxis, a saying, speech, word), from λέγειν (légein, to speak).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlɛk.sɪ.kən/
  • (US) enPR: lĕ'ksĭkŏn, IPA(key): /ˈlɛk.sɪ.kɑn/
  • (file)

NounEdit

 
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lexicon (plural lexica or lexicons)

  1. The vocabulary of a language.
    Synonyms: word-hoard, word-stock
  2. (linguistics) A dictionary that includes or focuses on lexemes.
    Synonym: wordbook
  3. A dictionary of Classical Greek, Hebrew, Latin, or Aramaic.
  4. (programming) The lexicology of a programming language. (Usually called lexical structure.)
  5. (rare) Any dictionary.
  6. The vocabulary used by or known to an individual. (Also called lexical knowledge)
  7. A vocabulary specific to a certain subject.
    a baseball lexicon

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EtymologyEdit

From New Latin lexicon, from Ancient Greek λεξικόν (lexikón, a lexicon), neuter of λεξικός (lexikós, of words).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lexi‧con

NounEdit

lexicon n (plural lexicons or lexica, diminutive lexiconnetje n)

  1. (clarification of this definition is needed) lexicon

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek λεξικόν (lexikón, dictionary)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lexicon n (genitive lexicī); second declension

  1. (clarification of this definition is needed) lexicon

DeclensionEdit

Second declension, Greek type.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lexicon lexica
genitive lexicī lexicōrum
dative lexicō lexicīs
accusative lexicon lexica
ablative lexicō lexicīs
vocative lexicon lexica

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