Lexical Meaning

  • (noun): The meaning of a word that depends on the nonlinguistic concepts it is used to express.

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Proto-Indo-European Root - Lexical Meaning
... The meaning of a reconstructed root is conventionally that of a verb the terms root and verbal root are almost synonymous in PIE grammar ... Their meanings are not always directly reconstructible, due to semantic shifts that led to discrepancies in the meanings of reflexes in the attested daughter languages ... Caland roots, which had adjectival meaning ...

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