lexicography

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Etymology[edit]

lexico- +‎ -graphy

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lexicography (countable and uncountable, plural lexicographies)

  1. The art or craft of compiling, writing and editing dictionaries.
  2. (linguistics) The scholarly discipline of analyzing and describing the semantic, syntagmatic and paradigmatic relationships within the lexicon (vocabulary) of a language and developing theories of dictionary components and structures linking the data in dictionaries.

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