Definition of lexigram in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈleksəˌɡram/


A symbol representing a word, especially one used in learning a language.
Example sentences
  • The vocabulary test shows that Kanzi can associate lexigrams with pictures of objects and spoken words; conversely, he can associate spoken words with lexigrams and pictures.
  • It was found that getting them to repeat by rote a large number of errorless trials in combining lexigrams enabled them to make the transition from explicit and concrete sign-object associations to implicit sign-sign associations.
  • In Lana's lexical world, the lexigram ‘bowl’ was selected when Lana was shown a bowl or a photo of a bowl.

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Syllabification: lex·i·gram

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