lexie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the French lexie, originating in the writings of Roland Barthes.

Noun[edit]

lexie (plural lexies)

  1. (literary theory) A minimal unit of reading, such as a sentence or sentence fragment
    • 1976, Jean Calloud, Structural Analysis of Narrative[1], page 15:
      It is essential for the analyst to be able to construct these canonic statements out of the linguistic statements given in the lexies.

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