- of or relating to the words or vocabulary of a language, especially as distinguished from its grammatical and syntactical aspects.
- of, relating to, or of the nature of a lexicon.
Origin of lexical
Related Words for lexicalrhetorical, unwritten, grammatical, lingual, exact, literal, oral, said, stated, verbatim, expressed, lexical, phrasal, told, dialectal, phonetic, etymological, morphological, phonemic, phonological
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It is therefore important to observe that Reitzenstein's lexical parallel utterly breaks down.
Thus the lexical argument of Reitzenstein breaks down at the decisive points.
The grammatical and lexical treatises of Hayyuj and Ibn Janah were also translated.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy
Two lexical works have been used as basic references in this translation.Diego Collado's Grammar of the Japanese Language
All of these things are held to belong to the grammar of a language and to be grammatic methods, distinct from lexical elements.Indian Linguistic Families Of America, North Of Mexico
John Wesley Powell
- of or relating to items of vocabulary in a language
- of or relating to a lexicon