lexicology definition

  • noun:
    • The branch of linguistics that addresses the lexical element of language.
    • (linguistics) The section of linguistics that researches words, their nature and meaning, words' elements, relations between terms including semantic relations, terms groups additionally the whole lexicon.
    • A specific concept concerning the lexicon.
    • The technology regarding the derivation and signification of words; that branch of understanding which treats of signification and application of words.
    • The technology of terms; that branch of understanding which treats for the types, derivation, signification, and relations of words.
    • the branch of linguistics that researches the lexical part of language

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