lexicon
noun (plural lexica or lexicons) Etymology: Late Greek lexikon, from neuter of lexikos of words, from Greek lexis word, speech, from legein to say — more at legend Date: 1580 1. a book containing an alphabetical arrangement of the words in a language and their definitions ; dictionary 2. a. the vocabulary of a language, an individual speaker or group of speakers, or a subject b. the total stock of morphemes in a language 3. repertoire, inventory

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  • lexicon — LEXICÓN, lexicoane, s.n. Dicţionar. ♦ (Rar) Enciclopedie (a unui domeniu). – Din lat., fr. lexicon. Trimis de LauraGellner, 20.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  LEXICÓN s. v. dicţionar. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  lexicón s. n …   Dicționar Român

  • lexicon — (n.) c.1600, a dictionary, from M.Fr. lexicon or directly from Mod.L. lexicon, from Gk. lexikon (biblion) word (book), from neuter of lexikos pertaining to words, from lexis word, from legein say (see LECTURE (Cf. lecture) (n.)). Used originally… …   Etymology dictionary

  • lexicón — sustantivo masculino 1. Diccionario de una lengua. 2. Área: linguística En gramática generativa, conjunto no ordenado de entradas léxicas que se definen de acuerdo con sus rasgos fonológicos, sintácticos y semánticos: El lexicón de una lengua es… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • lexicon — [lek′si kän΄] n. [Gr lexikon, neut. of lexikos, of words < lexis, a saying, phrase, word < legein: see LOGIC] 1. a dictionary, esp. of an ancient language 2. the special vocabulary of a particular author, field of study, etc. 3. a record or …   English World dictionary

  • Lexicon — Lex i*con (l[e^]ks [i^]*k[o^]n), n. [Gr. lexiko n (sc. bibli on), neut. of lexiko s of or belonging to words, fr. le xis a speaking, speech, a way of speaking, a single word or phrase, fr. le gein to say, to speak. See {Legend}.] A vocabulary, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lexicon — Lexicon, fondée en 1971, est une entreprise qui fabrique du matériel audio à destination du grand public et des professionnels. La société qui est aujourd hui célèbre pour ses réverbérations (480L, PCM 70) a commencé son activité en fabriquant un …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lexicon — [lɛksikɔ̃] n. m. ÉTYM. 1563. → Lexique. ❖ ♦ Vx. Lexique, 1. (cit. 1, 2) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • léxicon — s. m. O mesmo que léxico. • [Brasil] Plural: lexícones ou léxicons. • [Portugal] Plural: lexícones.   ‣ Etimologia: grego leksikós, ê, ón, relativo a palavras …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • lexicon — [n] collection of word meanings, usage dictionary, glossary, terminology, thesaurus, vocabulary, wordbook, wordlist, word stock; concepts 276,280 …   New thesaurus

  • lexicón — m. diccionario (ǁ libro) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • lexicon — ► NOUN 1) the vocabulary of a person, language, or branch of knowledge. 2) a dictionary. ORIGIN from Greek lexikon biblion book of words , from lexis word …   English terms dictionary

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