lexical

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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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However, C has one additional feature that it will not make use of when lexicalizing a Goal structure, namely <Source>.
Therefore A will apply to express Location, thus blocking B from lexicalizing the structure.
Degree achievements, lexicalizing state changes without discrete end states, behave aspectually like processes.
He notes that if we are to accept for the moment that it is reasonable to think of the continuum, or substance, of color in this manner, then different languages and different synchronic states of what may be regarded, diachronically, as the same language evolving through time, can be compared in respect of the way in which they give structure to, or articulate (gliedern), the continuum by lexicalizing certain conceptual (or psycho-physical) distinctions and thereby giving lexical recognition to greater or less areas within it.