Tag: Lexicon

Noun Entries in a Future Lexicon: ἔλεος

Our current lexica for Hellenistic Greek fall into two categories on the basis of their approach. The more traditional ones offer suggested translations (not real definitions) and examples of usage. The UBS lexicon classifies words on the basis… Read More

Reflections on τηρέω

Louw and Nida’s Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament: Based on Semantic Domains lists τηρέω in more than one semantic domain, one of which groups it with φυλάσσω (section 36.19) and explains the meaning as “to continue to… Read More

El Diccionario Griego Español

An article by Elvira Gangutia explaining the origin and progress of the Diccionario Griego Español, the largest diccionary of Ancient Greek produced to date, appeared in 2007 in Arbor: Ciencia, Pensamiento y Cultura. You can download a PDF… Read More

Database Design and the Hellenistic Greek Lexicon

Over the last few days I have had some interesting conversations with people who design databases (including my eldest son) regarding what would be involved in designing a database to allow lexical information for Ancient Greek to be… Read More

What should a lexicon include?

Carl Conrad has raised a valid objection to calling the cumulative vocabulary list for my online grammar a “lexicon,” and I would like to address the reasons he is right. That will also give me the opportunity to… Read More

Update to Online Lexicon

I have incorporated the vocabulary from lesson 21 into the online lexicon. Now I’m on to the topical index.

Additions to the Lexicon

I’ve added the vocabulary from lesson 20 to the online lexicon. I’ll work on the topical index tomorrow.

Online Lexicon

The lexicon accompanying my online Hellenistic Greek Grammar is limited in certain ways because of its purpose. Here’s what I have to say in the introduction to the lexicon: This brief lexicon is designed to accompany my Introduction… Read More

Course Lexicon

Along with the Hellenistic Greek Grammar I am developing, I am compiling a course lexicon. I update it as I finish each lesson in the grammar. You can check out the lexicon at Greek-Language.com.