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lexicographer

A person who writes dictionaries. See computer lexicographer.
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Syed Ahmed Dehlvi, the famous lexicographer who penned Farhang-i-Aasifiya, compiled and published ughaat-un-nisa in 1917 from Delhi.
The lexicographers say that the linguistic divergence is widest in technical fields such as medicine and law.
Apart from the computational linguists, lexicographers and computer science engineers from Lucy Software Iberica, further linguists and lexicographers specialized in the Basque language from local Basque companies - UZEI, Emergiatech and Gizerbitek - also participated in the project.
Some lexicographers speculate quiz comes from (or was influenced by) inquisitive.
A team of 80 lexicographers began working on the book following the publication of the second edition in 1989 and the first complete multi-volume dictionary in 1928.
It's the first edition since 2003, and lexicographers have added a number of words and phrases that have entered common usage in the interim.
Collins lexicographers used the Bank of English, a vast database of real-life examples of English in use.
All of these questions are very relevant to The Ring of Words, written by three lexicographers from the modern OED project, one which brings the OED into the oh-so-malleable present, and even into the potential futures through their 'science fiction and fantasy supplement' in progress, both of which changes in the nature of the OED are made possible by its electronic form, but more on that later.
This year, lexicographers the world over will he celebrating the 250th anniversary of the publication of Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language.
Each one of these citation entries is effectively the equivalent of one of the paper slips used by lexicographers in pre-computer days.
All medievalists--and, in Italian studies, Dante scholars in particular--know of Uguccione da Pisa (in English referred to as Huguccio of Pisa), whose date of birth is approximately 1130, while 1210 is the date of his death, at which time he was still the bishop of Ferrara; however, all but very few specialists, mostly lexicographers, are familiar with his work first-hand.
Tolkien, Civil War surgeon William Chester Minor, the eccentric Frederick James Furnivall, and a clutch of lexicographers at the Ashmolean Library to provide vision and accuracy in assuring dictionary users the most fastidious examination of every word in the language.