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...
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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 ...
Ibn Manzur
Ibn Manẓūr (Arabic: ابن منظور) (June–July 1233 - December 1311/January 1312) was a North African Arab lexicographer of the Arabic language and author of a large dictionary called Lisān al-ʿArab (the t...
Magdi Wahba
Magdi Wahba (1925–1991) was an Egyptian university professor, Johnsonian scholar, and lexicographer.He was born in Alexandria in 1925 the son of a high court judge (Mourad Wahba Pasha) and later cabin...
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 ...
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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...
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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...
Ralph Harry
Ralph Lindsay Harry AC CBE (10 March 1917 – 7 October 2002) was an Australian jurist and diplomat, Ambassador to the United Nations, and the nestor of the Australian Esperanto Movement....
Alexander Kohut
Alexander (Chanoch Yehuda) Kohut (April 22, 1842, Kiskunfélegyháza, Hungary – May 25, 1894, New York City) was a rabbi and orientalist. He belonged to a family of rabbis, the most noted among them bei...
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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 ...
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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....
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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...
Gaston Waringhien
Gaston Waringhien (July 20, 1901 - December 20, 1991) was a French linguist, lexicographer, and Esperantist. He wrote poems as well as essays and books on linguistics. He was chairman of the Akademio ...
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Harischandra Wijayatunga
Wijayatunga Mudalige Harischandra Wijayatunga (Sinhalese: විජයතුංග මුදලිගේ හරිශ්චන්ද්‍ර විජයතුංග; born 25 October 1931) is a Sri Lankan author, translator, lexicographer, teacher, lawyer and polit...
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...
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Ismail ibn Hammad al-Jawhari
Abu Nasr Isma'il ibn Hammad al-Jawhari also spelled al-Jauhari (died 1002 or 1008) was the author of a notable Arabic dictionary.He was born in the city of Farab (Otrar) in Turkestan (in today's south...
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...
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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...
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Lazăr Șăineanu
Lazăr Șăineanu ([ˈlazər ʃəjˈne̯anu], also spelled Șeineanu, born Eliezer Schein; Francisized Lazare Sainéan, [lazaʁ sa.ine.ɑ̃], or Sainéanu; April 23, 1859 – May 11, 1934) was a Romanian-born philolog...
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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 ...