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lex·i·cal

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

(leks'i-kăl)
Denoting the vocabulary related to or describing speech or language.
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Although Turkish has one simple verb related to 'taste' tatmak 'to taste'), one of the most prominent Turkish constructions often used to lexicalize the meaning 'to taste', but also abstract meanings, is the construction [Ntat--V].
In a language like Estonian this is morphologically transparent, as there are dedicated morphemes (-t and -le) that lexicalize the Path head.
However, the frequency analysis that we have performed to establish its tendency to lexicalize non-specific reading showed that the distinction between the specific and non-specific neki is approximately only 52% for the non-specific reading.
It is certainly plausible that speakers make unconscious decisions to lexicalize frequent or otherwise prominent expressions.
This difference, however, may be blurred by the fact that productive classifier constructions tend to lexicalize. As a result of this "drift towards lexicalization" (Sandier and Lillo-Martin 2006: 99) they become frozen and their original morphemic componential structure becomes opaque (for an example, see Section 6.5).
Verbs that lexicalize the primary topological relations, in the Piagetian sense, of coincidence, te 'be.at', contact and support, teke 'be.on.surface', enclosure or containment, kpe 'be.in', and propinquity, fi 'be.near'.