lexis n : all of the words in a language; all word forms having meaning or grammatical function
EtymologyFrom , possibly via Latin.
EtymologyFrom λέξις (lexis)
- A word.
DeclensionIrregular. Accusative plural lexeis.
Lexis may refer to:
- Lexis (linguistics), the total bank of words and phrases of a particular language, the artifact of which is known as a lexicon
- Wilhelm Lexis (1837-1914), an eminent German statistician, economist, and social scientist and a founder of the interdisciplinary study of insurance
- LexisNexis, a proprietary online information database which includes Lexis.com
- Lexus, an automobile brand