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SAMUEL JOHNSON
MODERN LEXICOGRAPHERS
WORKING
ANCIENT
CHALLENGES
WORLD
WRITERS
WORD
USAGE
TEACHERS
OXFORD
ORIGINAL MEMBERS
FORMATIVE YEARS
PHRASES
MILLION WORDS
BARBER
RESEARCHERS
INFORMATION
PEOPLE WORKING
DEFINITIONS
WORK
ENGLISH
GRAMMARIANS
WORDS
LINGUISTS
DICTIONARY
DICTIONARIES
LEXICOGRAPHERS
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Definitions

  1. Lexicographers are descriptivists, language liberals.
  2. Lexicographers are also interested in the history of words.
  3. The lexicographers are uploading their work to the O.E.D. online. (Web site)
  4. Most lexicographers are good spellers, if only owing to lots of practice.

Samuel Johnson

  1. Samuel Johnson defined lexicographers as harmless drudges, which suggests they're not out to change the world.
  2. Johnson's dictionary modernized;: With additions from recent lexicographers (Unknown Binding) by Samuel Johnson (Author) No customer reviews yet. (Web site)

Modern Lexicographers

  1. Modern lexicographers (dictionary makers) describe current and past language but rarely prescribe its use. (Web site)

Working

  1. That's why, at the end of 2006, John Simpson and his lexicographers are working on the P's. (Web site)

Ancient

  1. Sea, which is found in Amarasinha the most ancient of Indian lexicographers.

Challenges

  1. English (J-E) lexicography and the challenges for Japanese lexicographers.

World

  1. Scottish lexicographers may be the most hard-to-sell charitable cause in the world, but here goes.

Writers

  1. German lexicographers and writers of fairy tales.

Word

  1. Hence, according to some Lexicographers, we obtain the word, pedigree (q.v.) Par degrez, by degree, the descent being reckoned par degrez.
  2. Since this is an important term in the Sanskrit language, the Indian lexicographers have had to make it a defined word.

Usage

  1. The qualitative norm corresponds to an 18th century type of 'corpus' that lexicographers used to support their observations rather than to establish usage. (Web site)

Teachers

  1. It will be welcomed everywhere by lexicographers, teachers of lexicography, and their students. (Web site)
  2. Features and interviews with writers, ad and marketing creatives, lexicographers, teachers and more.

Oxford

  1. Oxford maintains a permanent staff of lexicographers in Canada, led by editor Katherine Barber.

Original Members

  1. The original members of the academia were neither lexicographers nor academics.

Formative Years

  1. These were truly the formative years of the English language, and they present major challenges to lexicographers.

Phrases

  1. Words of the year: lexicographers and word lovers select the words and phrases that best summed up 2006.
  2. It's mainly a term of trade among lexicographers and linguists and turns up also in phrases like nonce compound, nonce borrowing and nonce formation. (Web site)

Million Words

  1. The lexicographers also examined an additional 20 million words of international sources.

Barber

  1. Barber pointed out Canadians' unique use of English continues to provide her and the other lexicographers on the project with new entries.

Researchers

  1. This study is an essential acquisition for lexicographers, language scholars and researchers. (Web site)

Information

  1. Lexicographers have provided us with the information we need to know the meanings of language units in any language. (Web site)
  2. In part, it's just a problem of too much information: a small number of lexicographers with limited time. (Web site)

People Working

  1. Language today is a new magazine for people working in applied languages: translators, interpreters, terminologists, lexicographers and technical writers. (Web site)

Definitions

  1. It is better, for example, to have your definitions of scientific terms reviewed by scientists than by lexicographers. (Web site)
  2. Unlike most modern lexicographers, Johnson introduced humour or prejudice into quite a number of his definitions.

Work

  1. Modern lexicographers strive to present a work which is descriptive, i.e., a realistic reflection of the language as it is used by native speakers.
  2. The radical system appears to have been the work of Chinese lexicographers.
  3. The organisation was formed in 2002 and continues the work of several generations of Scottish lexicographers.

English

  1. Examples for the sections on the types of dictionaries and on their features and problems are drawn primarily from the products of English lexicographers. (Web site)
  2. To read what some English lexicographers who supervise the creation of English dictionaries have to say about singular "they" usage click here. (Web site)
  3. Since the compilation of the first dictionaries in English, lexicographers have been interested in chronicling the language of the criminal underworld. (Web site)

Grammarians

  1. Fragmenta Valesiana, such as were dispersed throughout various writers, scholiasts, grammarians, and lexicographers, and were collected by Henri Valois.
  2. This was taken over by theologians, lexicographers, linguists, grammarians and jurists of Islam.
  3. All this is rooted in the work of the earlier Greek philologists, lexicographers, and grammarians who found that logic was not enough.

Words

  1. Lexicographers -- i.e., dictionary makers -- get their definitions by observing how we -- the people -- use words. (Web site)
  2. M-W has a paper file of 15,700,000 citations from which their lexicographers chose 10,000 new words, for a total of 165,000 entries and 225,000 definitions. (Web site)
  3. Lexicographers apply two basic philosophies to the defining of words: prescriptive or descriptive. (Web site)

Linguists

  1. Lexicographers take the same view of language as other linguists.
  2. Its definition has been tackled by philosophers, lexicographers, composers, teachers, semioticians or semiologists, linguists, scientists, and musicians.
  3. Linguists and lexicographers have a matter with dictionaries.

Dictionary

  1. Most English lexicographers would find interest in Samuel Johnson 's Dictionary of the English Language (1755). (Web site)
  2. In his essay entitled The Decline of the Dictionary, Fiske states: "Lexicographers are descriptivists, language liberals.

Dictionaries

  1. Lexicographers implement certain kinds of strategies to compile words and choose those which will be incorporated in their dictionaries.
  2. An anthology devoted to the controversy is Dictionaries and THAT Dictionary: A Case Book of the Aims of Lexicographers and the Targets of Reviewers, ed. (Web site)
  3. The two fields tend to ignore each other: lexicographers produce dictionaries, linguists grammars.

Lexicographers

  1. The work of lexicographers includes compiling a stock of words in a language and providing a description of each of them.
  2. The words discussed so far are described by lexicographers as Phrygian, as possibly Macedonian, as Barbarian, as ancient, or simple of unknown origin. (Web site)
  3. It employs approximately 20 staff on a temporary basis, including computational linguists, linguists, lexicographers, computer scientists and engineers. (Web site)

Categories

  1. Information > Science > Linguistics > Dictionaries
  2. Information > Science > Linguistics > Linguists
  3. Languages > Language > Grammar > Grammarians
  4. Linguistics > Linguists > Lexicographers > Samuel Johnson
  5. Unknown Origin

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