lexicography etymology

English word lexicography comes from English -graphy, English lexico- (Words; speech.)

Detailed word origin of lexicography

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-graphy English (eng) Represents something written or otherwise represented in the specified manner, or about a specified subject.
lexico- English (eng) Words; speech.
lexicography English (eng) (linguistics) The scholarly discipline of analyzing and describing the semantic, syntagmatic and paradigmatic relationships within the lexicon (vocabulary) of a language and developing theories of dictionary components and structures linking the data in dictionaries.. The art or craft of compiling, writing and editing dictionaries.

Words with the same origin as lexicography

Descendants of -graphy
CDT CT adenography aerography angiography bathygraphic chromatography cryptography crystallography dendrography enigmatography iconography mammogram oceanography quasar radiculography radio radio silence rheography splanchnography stenography tomography vasography zoography
Descendants of lexico-
lexicogrammar lexicogrammatically lexicometric lexicometrical lexicometry lexicomorphological lexicopragmatic lexicosemantics lexicostatistical lexicostatistician lexicostatistics lexicosyntactic lexicosyntax