Definición de lexis en inglés:

lexis

Saltos de línea: lexis
Pronunciación: /ˈlɛksɪs
 
/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1The total stock of words in a language.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • According to Mr. Schaik, the influence of the Dutch was there in the Indian and Sri Lankan languages which had absorbed a few Dutch words in their lexis.
  • Because the word ‘globalization’ wasn't part of the general lexis back then, the snoring bankers weren't troubled by dark daydreams filled with hungry competitors from a flattening world preparing to eat their splendid lunch.
1.1The level of language consisting of vocabulary, as opposed to grammar or syntax: the distinction between grammar and lexis
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Each major area is enclosed by a large number of isoglosses representing differences in lexis, grammar, and phonology.
  • This grammar is the first pedagogic grammar to integrate syntax and lexis using corpus data.

Origen

1950s (denoting the wording in a piece of writing): from Greek, literally 'word' (see lexicon).

Definición de lexis en:

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día antebellum
Pronunciación: ˌantɪˈbɛləm
adjective
occurring or existing before a particular war…