wordstock

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

word +‎ stock

Noun[edit]

wordstock (plural wordstocks)

  1. (linguistics) The set of words in a language.
    • 1978, Iván Boldizsár, The New Hungarian Quarterly (volume 19, issues 69-70)
      Among the English words that were added to the Hungarian wordstock at the beginning of the twentieth century, we find many associated with sports, entertainment, fashion, high life []
    • 2007, Michelle Howard, Learn Unilingua - The Language for International Communication
      Also, the wordstock of Unilingua is considered a priori, that is, there is no deliberate association with words or roots in existing natural languages.

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