List of lexicographers

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This list contains people who contributed to the field of lexicography, the theory and practice of compiling dictionaries.

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  • Jonah ibn Janah (Spain, c. 990–1050) Hebrew language lexicon
  • Ibn Manzur (1233–1312) Arabic dictionary incorporating earlier dictionaries
  • Laurynas Ivinskis (Lithuania, 1810–1881) Lithuanian language bilingual dictionary

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  • Martin Ulvestad (Norway/US, 1865–1942) English–Danish–Norwegian trilingual dictionary
  • Laurence Urdang (US, 1927–2008) English language general dictionary
  • Dmitry Ushakov (Russia, 1873–1942) Russian language general dictionary

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  • Xu Shen (China, c. 58–147) Chinese language character dictionary

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  • Robert W. Young (US, 1912–2007) Navajo language general dictionary
  • Henry Yule (Scotland and India, 1820–1889), co-compiler of Hobson-Jobson ("A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and of Kindred Terms, Etymological, Historical, Geographical and Discursive")

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References

  1. ^ Moroccanoil v Aldi 2017, Federal Court of Australia, J. Katzmann (Judge), 31 August 2017.

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