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kizzy

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can anyone tell me what 'Lexis' means? as well as a few examples?
 

Horsa

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Basically, its vocabulary. Anything I write or say would include examples.
 

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can anyone tell me what 'Lexis' means? as well as a few examples?

It is possible for linguists, like anyone else, to use special lexis unnecessarily, or to descend into a kind of jargon.

What you are certainly going to find on this forum is a very high level of specific lexis

These examples I could think of.;-)
 

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'lexis' is the total stock of words a person has in a language - so it is their level of language consisting of vocabulary, as opposed to grammar or syntax.
 
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