List of lexicographers
The following are lexicographers, people who specialise in the theory and practice of dictionary making (see Lexicography).
Esperanto lexicographers
Esperanto lexicographers are individuals or groups, whether enthusiastic amateurs or trained linguists, who have produced single-language or bilingual dictionaries of Esperanto.More than 130 Esperanti...
Esperanto lexicographers - Wikipedia
Terminology
Terminology is the study of terms and their use. Terms are words and compound words or multi-word expressions that in specific contexts are given specific meanings—these may deviate from the meanings ...
Sextus Pompeius Festus
Sextus Pompeius Festus (/ˈfɛstəs/) was a Roman grammarian who probably flourished in the later 2nd century AD, perhaps at Narbo (Narbonne) in Gaul.He made an epitome in 20 volumes of the encyclopedic ...
Sextus Pompeius Festus - Wikipedia
Nonius Marcellus
Nonius Marcellus was a Roman grammarian of the 4th or 5th century AD. His only surviving work is the De compendiosa doctrina, a dictionary or encyclopedia in 20 books that shows his interests in anti...
Marie de Garis
Marie de Garis MBE (née Le Messurier) (15 June 1910 – 10 August 2010) was a Guernsey author and lexicographer, who wrote the Dictiounnaire Angllais-Guernésiais (English-Guernésiais dictionary), the fi...
Dehkhoda Dictionary Institute
The Dehkhoda Dictionary Institute (International Center for Persian Studies) is the main official international center for teaching the Persian language and literature in Iran. It was founded in 1945 ...
Dehkhoda Dictionary Institute - Wikipedia
Rüdiger Eichholz
Rüdiger Eichholz (May 1, 1922 in Stralsund, Germany – September 5, 2000 in Cobourg, Ontario), was a Canadian physicist and Esperantist and a member of the Esperanto Academy. (In Canada he often styled...
Samuel ben Jacob ibn Jam
Samuel ben Jacob ibn Jam' or Samuel ben Jacob Jam'a (12th century) was rabbi of the North-African community of Kabez which flourished in the 12th century. He was on intimate terms with Abraham ibn Ezr...
Theodore Kavalliotis
Theodore Kavalliotis (Greek: Θεόδωρος Αναστασίου Καβαλλιώτης, Romanian: Teodor Kavalioti, 1718 – 11 August 1789) was a Greek Orthodox priest, teacher and a figure of the Greek Enlightenment....
Theodore Kavalliotis - Wikipedia
Mahmud al-Kashgari
Mahmud ibn Hussayn ibn Muhammad al-Kashgari (Arabic: محمود بن الحسين بن محمد الكاشغري‎ - Maḥmūd ibnu 'l-Ḥussayn ibn Muḥammad al-Kāšġarī; Turkish: Kâşgarlı Mahmud; Uyghur: مەھمۇد قەشقىرى&...
Mahmud al-Kashgari - Wikipedia
Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda
Allameh Ali Akbar Dehkhodā (Persian: علی‌اکبر دهخدا‎; 1879–March 9, 1956) was a prominent Iranian linguist, and author of the most extensive dictionary of the Persian language ever publish...
Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda - Wikipedia
Eliezer Ben-Yehuda
Eliezer Ben‑Yehuda (Hebrew: אליעזר בן־יהודה‎‎ [ɛli'ʕɛzeʁ bɛn jɛhu'da]; 7 January 1858 – 16 December 1922) was a Litvak lexicographer and newspaper editor. He was the driving spirit beh...
Eliezer Ben-Yehuda - Wikipedia
Montagu C. Butler
Montagu Christie Butler, (b. 25 January 1884 in London, d. 5 May 1970) was a British academic, librarian, lexicographer, musician, and Esperantist. A winner of several prizes at the Royal Academy of M...
Eugène Lanti
Eugène Lanti was a pseudonym of Eugène Adam (19 July 1879 in Normandy, France – 17 January 1947 in Mexico). Lanti was an Esperantist, socialist and writer. He was a founder of Sennacieca Asocio Tutmon...
Eugène Lanti - Wikipedia
Elof Hellquist
Elof Hellquist (1864 - 1933) was a Swedish scientist born in Norrköping.
Nicolas Cleynaerts
Nicolas Cleynaerts (Clenardus or Clenard) (December 5, 1495 – 1542), Flemish grammarian and traveller, was born at Diest, in Brabant.
Cleynaerts was a follower of Jan Driedo. Educated at the Unive...
Nicolas Cleynaerts - Wikipedia
Sven Lidman (lexicographer)
Sven Lidman (3 December 1921 – 28 February 2011), was a Swedish lexicographer living in Stockholm, son of the writer Sven Lidman.He was the main editor or managing director of several Swedish encyclop...
Sven Lidman (lexicographer) - Wikipedia
Cigerxwîn
Cigerxwîn or Cegerxwîn (pronounced Jigar Khwin; 1903 – October 22, 1984) was a renowned Kurdish polymath and nationalist.He is known to be one of the most influential Kurdish writers and poets in the ...
Jack Halpern (linguist)
Jack Halpern (春遍雀來, ハルペン・ジャック) is a Japan-based lexicographer specializing in Chinese characters or kanji. He is best known as editor-in-chief of the Kodansha Kanji Learner's Dictionary and as the inv...
Jose Villa Panganiban
Jose Villa Panganiban (12 June 1903 – 13 October 1972) was a lexicographer, professor, linguist, poet, playwright, author, and lyricist. Panganiban was a prolific writer, with over 1,000 works to his ...