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  • Lexicography is divided into two separate but equally important groups: (a) Practical lexicography is the art or craft of compiling, writing and editing dictionaries, and (b) Theoretical lexicography is the scholarly discipline of analyzing and describing the semantic, syntagmatic and paradigmatic relationships within the lexicon (vocabulary) of a language, developing theories of dictionary components and structures linking the data in dictionaries, the needs for information by users in specific types of situations, and how users may best access the data incorporated in printed and electronic dictionaries. This is sometimes referred to as 'metalexicography'.


  • Atkins & Rundell 2008
  • Svensén 2009
  • Ξυδόπουλος 2008


  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)


  • Karasimos Athanasios (AA)


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