Glossary of Linguistic Terms

Major Entry In A Lexical Database

Major Entry In A Lexical Database

A major entry is a unit in a lexical database representing a lexeme with its phonological, semantic, grammatical, and anthropological information (where lexically relevant and available).

Insert the following types of lexemes as major entries:

  • Morphemes
  • Letters of the alphabet
  • Loan words or phrases
  • Proper names

Click the following jumps to see examples of major entries in the lexical database:

  • Data Entry view
  • Major entry in Publication view

Parts
  • Pronunciation
  • Part of speech
  • Meaning
  • Illustrative sentences
  • Notes on usage
  • Grammatical information
  • Related subentries
  • Related minor entries

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Date of creation
05-Ago-2021
Accepted term
05-Ago-2021
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