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Word: lexicon

Definition: dictionary


Sentences Containing 'lexicon'

A documentation project on the language of Caucasian Urum people compiled a basic lexicon, a sample of translations for the study of grammar, and a text collection.
A Lexicon 224 digital reverb effects unit was used on the album.
A rake, in the lexicon of cellular automata, is a type of "puffer train", which is an automaton that leaves behind a trail of debris.
A.C. McGiffert and G.W. Knox), almost purely linguistic and lexical, and include "Assyriology: its Use and Abuse in Old Testament Study" (1885), and the important revision of Gesenius, undertaken with S.R. Driver and C.A. Briggs — Brown Driver Briggs, "A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament" (1891–1905).
All Neo-Mandaic speakers are bi- or even tri-lingual in the languages of their neighbors, Arabic and Persian, and the influence of these languages upon the grammar of Neo-Mandaic is considerable, particularly in the lexicon and the morphology of the noun.
An ancient Hawaiian war-club or spear-paddle, in its full multiplicity and elaboration of carving, is as great a trophy of human perseverance as a Latin lexicon.
And here be it said, that whenever it has been convenient to consult one in the course of these dissertations, I have invariably used a huge quarto edition of Johnson, expressly purchased for that purpose; because that famous lexicographer's uncommon personal bulk more fitted him to compile a lexicon to be used by a whale author like me.
Certainly, it needs a definition, and should be incorporated into the Lexicon.
Closely related to autograms are 'reflexicons' (short for "reflexive lexicon").
Constantin von Wurzbach, "Biographisches Lexicon des Kaiserthums Österreich"; Friedjung, "Der Kampf um die Vorherrschaft in Deutschland"; Rogge, "Geschichte Österreichs".
Daniela Caraman Fotea also summarize in the "Pop Folk Rock Remix" musical lexicon from the year 2003 Octave's musical message to the words: ""peace, harmony, spiritual purifying"" against a background of ""generous themes"."
Dictionaries categorize a language's lexicon (i.e., its vocabulary) into lemmas.
Edmondson (2002), reported that the different Hani speech varieties in Vietnam differ mostly in lexicon.
Emesal differs from Main Dialect in phonology and in lexicon, but not apparently in morphology.
Even the lexicon preserves the vocabulary of Classical Mandaic to a large degree; in a list of 207 of the most common terms in Neo-Mandaic collected by Häberl, over 85% were also attested in the classical language, the remaining 15% deriving primarily from Arabic and Persian.
Grammar classifies a language's lexicon into several groups of words.
He coordinated the writing of the Romanian Technical Lexicon, a vast multilingual technical encyclopedia.
He is included in the "Heiligen-Lexicon" by J. E. Stadler.
He taught at several high schools in Athens before taking a post at the Academy of Athens, serving as a contributor to the Historical Lexicon.
He's building a persona, a lexicon of references."
His chief work is "Erotemata grammaticalia" (), in the form of question and answer, based upon an anonymous epitome of grammar, and supplemented by a lexicon of Attic nouns.
In English lexicon, the word "brand" originally meant anything hot or burning, such as a "firebrand", a burning stick.
In Jamnagar in 1892, he studied the Charaka-Sushruta Samhita with the help of the Sanskrit lexicon Shabdartha Chandrika Kosha and also Shukla Yajur Veda.
It is believed the term “breadline” entered the popular lexicon in the 1880s.
One particular one that sticks in my memory is the snare-drum sound on Yazoo's "Don't Go", I did that using the Lexicon 224 and 224x [reverbs ganged together.
Perhaps Schleusner's best known work is his "Novum lexicon Graeco-Latinum in Novum Testamentum", published in 1792, which translated Greek words found in the New Testament into Latin, the scholarly language of his day.
She notices the etymology of the words used in the quatrains vs. the couplet, seeing a distinctly “elaborate Latininity of diagnosis and explanation” in the quatrains, and a “predominantly Anglo-Saxon lexicon” in the couplet.
that "a considerable fraction" of stories submitted to science fiction magazines feature a male and female astronaut marooned on a habitable planet and “reveal (in the final line) that their names are Adam and Eve.” The genre is also listed a cliché in the Science Fiction Writers of America's Turkey City Lexicon: A Primer for SF Workshops and David Langford's July 2004 SFX magazine column on the same.
The "Lexicon des Internationalen Films" wrote, "In Paris, a hungry 23-year old artist from Budapest plays an erotic cat-and-mouse game with an orphaned 17-year old seamstress, until the girl's death from an accident puts an end to it.
The compound name" "videophone" "slowly entered into general use after 1950, although" "video telephone" "likely entered the lexicon earlier after" "video" "was coined in 1935.
The Lacandón have long been traders with other Maya in the area and have adopted some words of Ch'ol and Tzeltal into their lexicon.
The later dereliction of the area may be a possible origin for the term which later entered the wider American lexicon as "Skid Row".)
The lexicon has been criticized for needlessly multiplying definitions of words, and not being truly scientific.
The phrase "black armband view of history" was introduced to the Australian political lexicon by conservative historian Geoffrey Blainey in 1993 to describe views of history which, he believed, posited that "much of Australian history had been a disgrace" and which focused mainly on the treatment of minority groups, especially Aborigines.
The phrase "no controlling legal authority" was severely criticized by some commentators, such as Charles Krauthammer, who wrote that "Whatever other legacies Al Gore leaves behind between now and retirement, he forever bequeaths this newest weasel word to the lexicon of American political corruption."
The show was largely responsible for putting the word , meaning personal bodyguard, into the UK and Australian popular lexicon.
The term "raggamuffin" is an intentional misspelling of "ragamuffin", a word that entered the Jamaican Patois lexicon after the British Empire colonized Jamaica in the 17th century.
The TV series and its various multiplatform components continues to be a part of the social lexicon when discussing the millennial generation, as it has been referred to by educational, technological, political, business and marketing platforms as well as university curriculum.
The word 'seef' means coast or shore in the Gulf Arabic lexicon, similar to 'sahel'.
This lexicon was used as the basis for other vernacular dictionaries, such as "The Tyro's Greek and English lexicon" published in 1825.
TSO's 2007 tour program credits his "edgy playing and vast musical lexicon" with making him a perfect fit for the band's constant boundary pushing progressive rock genre.
William Barnes created a whole lexicon of words such as "starlore" for "astronomy" and "speechcraft" for "grammar" but his words were not widely accepted.

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