metalexicography

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meta- +‎ lexicography

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metalexicography ‎(uncountable)

  1. (linguistics, lexicography) The study of lexicography
    • 1986, Robert Ilson, Lexicography: An Emerging International Profession, page 101:
      Metalexicography can be divided into five fields of interest; the first is lexicographic theory []
    • 1988, Ladislav Zgusta et al., Lexicography Today: An Annotated Bibliography of the Theory of Lexicography[1], page 7:
      This is a bibliography of works that deal with the theory, methods, and procedures of lexicography (in short, with what is called in French and German metalexicography)

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