Category:Lexicographers

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Lexicography is divided into two related disciplines:

  • Practical lexicography, the art or craft of compiling, writing and editing dictionaries; and:
  • Theoretical lexicography, the scholarly discipline of analyzing and describing the semantic relationships within the lexicon (vocabulary) of a language and developing theories of dictionary components and structures linking the data in dictionaries. This is sometimes referred to as metalexicography.