lexical

(redirected from lexicalised)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

lex·i·cal

(leks'ĭ-kăl),
Denoting the vocabulary of speech or language.

lex·i·cal

(leks'i-kăl)
Denoting the vocabulary related to or describing speech or language.
References in periodicals archive ?
Especially for those expressions at the left boundary of the continuum, namely present participles of lexically stative predicates (especially predicates with lexicalised predication of qualities), and resultative perfect participles, which are most adjective-like, a decrease in analysability, whereby the participle acquires 'unit status' (cf.
Some Dalabon nouns, such as walu-no and dakkayh-no further in the paper, can occur with a lexicalised -no: the suffix loses its value as a possessive suffix.
The Czech language corresponds to the last, the fully developed seventh stage of Berlin and Kay's scheme, which means that all eleven basic colour categories have been lexicalised.
The term plavy 'bright, blond' cannot substitute basic terms for blue and yellow, because both colours have been lexicalised in Czech and are named by their own names, modry and zluty, respectively.
Czech corresponds to the fully developed, VII evolutionary stage by the theory of Berlin and Kay, having lexicalised categories also for purple, pink, orange and grey.
Some etymological cognates of these derivations are transparent in Finnish, some are lexicalised.
In Finnish there are some lexicalised momentatives such as nukkua 'sleep' > nuk-ahta-a 'fall asleep'.
A few and a little are lexicalised phrases, represented as in (26):
I assume, however, that this configuration is now lexicalised.