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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.
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The lexicalized metaphorical term cock does not offer an alternative way of comprehending reality.
2+/5-:3- Table 2--Revised cline of grammaticality; major divisions for English content item > grammatical word > inflectional affix (9) primary secondary secondary primary full verbs, idioms; numerals; lets -s nouns, lexicalized demonstratives; articles; -ed adjectives forms (in the pronouns; modals -ing event that, through, of (nom.
In some languages, such as English, this is lexicalized, in others, such as Polish, it is marked inflectionally on each verb.
Unlike Lewis (1997), we restrict this designation to complete sentences or fragments thereof which have been lexicalized and serve as conversational routines or social formulae such as greetings, ending a telephone conversation, saying good-bye, etc: nice to meet you, so long, have a nice weekend, take care now, come off it, (well) what do you know.
A lexicalized grammar consists of a finite set of elementary structures (for example, strings, trees, or directed acyclic graphs), each structure associated with a lexical anchor.
It refers to the fact that the parts of a given lexicalized (multiword) expression cannot be substituted by another word of similar meaning without losing its semantic integrity.
Furthermore, certain constructions involving enclitic -mm have resulted in new lexicalized items.
Most of them are lexicalized forms, others are coinings by the author himself.
The analysis that recognizes a lexicalized state of affairs is consistent with Lyons's (1977) remark that states of affairs can be located both in space and time, whereas predicates can only have spatial reference.
For example, a lexicalized parse is shown in figure 6.
deverbal nominalization in the formation of Tamil computer terminology, dealt with in Schiffman 1989), we can treat selavu as lexicalized (underlyingly /celap/, of course), but others as productively derived.
But these collocations may lexicalize and become a single culturally recognized unit stored as a template in the long-term memory, as the following lexicalized forms illustrate.