Origin of lexissee lexicon
Lexis is defined as the full set of words in a language and their definitions.
An example of lexis is what a dictionary tries to contain.
The total set of words in a language as distinct from morphology; vocabulary.
Origin of lexisGreek speech, word ; see lexicon .
(plural lexises or lexeis)
From Ancient Greek Î»ÎÎ¾Î¹Ï‚ (lexis, “diction", “word"), from Î»ÎµÎ³- (leg-, “to speak").
- That is unless the law is published by a recognized site source like Lexis or WestLaw, but only a few states use Lexis as its means for publishing laws via the internet.
- The word dyslexia is derived from the Greek word, dys (meaning poor or inadequate) and the word lexis (meaning words or language).
- Lexis (1902); A.
- By Conrad and Lexis, s.vv.