K Lexical News


Number 28 · July 2020


The new KLN: Lexicalbound | Ilan Kernerman

Tom McArthur 1938 – 2020

· The legacy of Tom McArthur | Lan Li

· What is 'reference science'? | Tom McArthur

· Asian Lexicography: Past, Present and Prospective | Tom McArthur

NexusLinguarum: European netword for web-centred linguistic data science | Jorge Gracia

Applying the OntoLex-lemon lexicography module to K Dictionaries' multilingual data | Dorielle Lonke and Julia Bosque-Gil

English WordNet: A new open-source wordnet for English | John P. McCrae, Ewa Rudnicka and Francis Bond

ELEXIS: Technical and social infrastructure for lexicography | Anna Woldrich, Teja Goli, Iztok Kosem, Ondřej Matuška and Tanja Wissik

Internet lexicography at the Leibniz-Institute for the German Language | Stefan Engelberg, Annette Klosa-Kückelhaus And Carolin Müller-Spitzer

Understanding English Dictionaries: the first MOOC about lexicography | Michael Rundell



· GlobaLex update

· Tom McArthur and Globalex | Ilan Kernerman

June 2015

Number 27 · July 2019


Lexicala API: A new era in dictionary data | Ilan Kernerman and Dorielle Lonke

K Dictionaries & Lexicala Workshops

Abstracts from the Globalex Workshop on Lexicography and Neologism

· Linguistics terminology and neologisms in Swahili: Rules vs. practice | Gilles-Maurice de Schryver and Jutta De Nul

· Beyond frequency: On the dictionarisation of new words in Spanish | Judit Freixa and Sergi Torner

· New words for the Duden | Kathrin Kunkel-Razum

· New Estonian words and senses: Detection and description | Margit Langemets, Jelena Kallas, Kaisa Norak and Indrek Hein

· A system for evaluating multiple data inputs to prioritize neologisms for inclusion in dictionaries | Katherine Connor Martin

· Using the hypothes.is web annotation tool for neologism collection | Erin McKean

· The Korean Neologism Investigation Project: Current status and key issues | Kilim Nam, Sujin Lee and Hae-Yun Jung

· New words in Japanese and the design of UniDic electronic dictionary | Teruaki Oka

· Adding neologisms to the Hebrew online dictionary Rav-Milim | Noga Porath

· The formation of neologisms in a lesser used language: The case of Frisian | Hindrik Sijens and Hans Van de Velde

· Anglicisms and language-internal neologisms: Dealing with new words and expressions in The Danish Dictionary | Lars Trap-Jensen

· Exploring criteria for the inclusion of trademarks in general language dictionaries of modern Greek | Anna Vacalopoulou

· Neologisms in a Dutch online portal | Vivien Waszink 

Lexicography in higher education institutions: European Master in Lexicography with an Erasmus Mundi joint degree | Stefan J. Schierholz

Dictionaries for the future - the future of dictionaries: Challenges for lexicography in a digital society | Stefan J. Schierholz

Jacek Fisiak (1936-2019) | Arleta Adamska-Salaciak

Deny Arnos Kwary. In Memoriam | Dora Amalia. Sandro Nielsen

AsiaLex 2020: Lexicography and Language Documentation | Dora Amalia and Luh Anik Mayani

META-Forum 2019

Adam Kilgarriff Prize 2019 | Michael Rundell

K Dictionaries & Lexicala News

June 2015

Number 26 · July 2018


Introducing LEXICALA: crosslingual multilayer lexical data | Ilan Kernerman

Lynx and the Legal Knowledge Graph: Integrating lexical and terminological resources with legal data | Elena Montiel-Ponsoda, Victor Rodríguez-Doncel, Patricia Martín-Chozas and Ilan Kernerman

ELEXIS – European Lexicographic Infrastructure | Iztok Kosem


June 2015

Number 25 · July 2017 



Adam Kilgarriff Prize, 2017 | Michael Rundell

Introducing LDL4HELTA: Linked data lexicography for high-end language technology application | Martin Kaltenböck and Ilan Kernerman

Triplifying a dictionary: Some learnings | Timea Turdean and Shrikant Joshi

TIAD shared task 2017 – Translation Inference Across Dictionaries | Noam Ordan

Towards a module for lexicography in OntoLex | Julia Bosque-Gil, Jorge Gracia and Elena Montiel-Ponsoda

OntoLex 2017 – 1st workshop on the OntoLex model | Philipp Cimiano

KD API | Morris Alper

1st Conference on Language, Data and Knowledge – Galway 2017 | John P. McCrae, Paul Buitelaar, Christian Chiarcos and Sebastian Hellmann

Global WordNet Conference – Singapore 2018 | Francis Bond

The advent of post-editing lexicography | Miloš Jakubíček

Sketch Engine and Lexonomy | Ondřej Matuška

Phonetic transcription of dotted Hebrew | Alon Itai

LOTKS 2017 – Workshop on Language, Ontology, Terminology and Knowledge Structures | Fahad Khan

The saga of Norsk Ordbok : A scholarly dictionary for the Norwegian vernacular and the Nynorsk language | Oddrun Grønvik

NORDIX bilingual dictionaries for Nordic and major European languages

The First Century of English Monolingual Lexicography. Kusujiro Miyoshi | Michael Adams

eLex 2017 – Lexicography from Scratch | Carole Tiberius

Met zoveel woorden. Gids voor trefzeker taal gebruik. Rik Schutz en Ludo Permentier | Anne Dykstra

GLOBALEX mid-2017 | Ilan Kernerman

A brief account of ASIALEX 2017 | Hai Xu

Diccionarios electrónicos: perspectivas para el siglo XXI | Beatriz Sánches Cárdenas and Amelia Sanz

The Corpus of Polish Sign Language and the Corpus-based Dictionary of Polish Sign Language | Paweł Rutkowski

June 2015

Number 24 · July 2016  


Towards Globalex | Ilan Kernerman

Lexicography associations: Afrilex, Asialex, Australex, DSNA, eLex, Euralex

GLOBALEX 2016 workshop summary and next steps

XVII EURALEX International Congress & The Lexicographic Centre at Tbilisi State University | Tinatin Margalitadze

ASIALEX 2017 in Guangzhou | Hai Xu

Nineteenth-Century Lexicography Conference, 2018

Chinalex and lexicographic activity in China | Yihua Zhang

Treatment of entries with Chinese characteristics in English learner’s dictionaries: A case study of Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary 8e | Lixin Xia and Langwei Zhai

Lexicography at the Society for Danish Language and Literature | Lars Trap-Jensen

Towards Peoplex (reprint) | Ilan Kernerman

Linked data in lexicography | Julia Bosque-Gil, Jorge Gracia and Asunción Gómez-Pérez

From dictionaries to cross-lingual lexical resources | Guadalupe Aguado-de-Cea, Elena Montiel-Ponsoda, Ilan Kernerman and Noam Ordan

Adam Kilgarriff Prize | Michael Rundell

June 2015

Number 23 · July 2015


Multilingual dictionaries and the Web of Data | Jorge Gracia

Enhancing lexicography with semantic language databases | Bettina Klimek and Martin Brümmer

Reflections on the concept of a scholarly dictionary | Dirk Kinable

The historical dictionary and the digital age: Steps of a transformation process | Nathalie Mederake

Recent developments in German lexicography | Alexander Geyken

A standardized wordlist and new spellchecker of Frisian | Anne Dykstra, Pieter Duijff, Frits van der Kuip and Hindrik Sijens

The Bloomsbury Guide to Lexicography. Howard Jackson (ed.) | Orion Montoya

Oxford Guide to the practical usage of English monolingual learners’ dictionaries: Effective ways of teaching dictionary use in the English class. Shigeru Yamada | Michael Rundell

The Linguistic Linked Open Data Cloud

June 2015

Number 22 · July 2014


The European Network of e-Lexicography (ENeL) | Tanneke Schoonheim

Joint Symposia of JACET Society of English Lexicography and Kansai English Lexicography Circle | Shigeru Yamada

Multilingual Linked Open Data for Enterprises (MLODE 2014) | Sebastian Hellmann, Bettina Klimek

Claudia Xatara, Claudia Zavaglia, Rosa Maria da Silva (dirs.). Dicionário Multilíngue de Regência Verbal – Verbos preposicionados | Antonio Pamies Bertrán

KD News 2014

Reverso Context: Redefining categories for dictionaries and language tools | Théo Hoffenberg

An introduction to iFinger and Clarify Language Service | Knut Haga

ASIALEX 2015, Hong Kong | Li Lan

KD website

June 2015

Number 21 · July 2013


Dictionary n. Obsolete? | Ilan Kernerman

The future of dictionaries | Judy Pearsall

Redefining the dictionary: From print to digital | Michael Rundell

Make me a match: Putting learners in touch with dictionaries | Colin McIntosh

Free dictionary & Free lunch

Trade reference | Sander Bekkers

A sweetshop for lexicographers | Jaap Parqui

Paragon Software: Turning gigantic print reference content into light-weight apps with cutting-edge features | Alexander Zudin

A brief account of Dutch lexicography | Tanneke Schoonheim

Matthias de Vries Genootschap | Anne Dykstra

The new Lighthouse dictionary | Kaoru Akasu

Why do we need pattern dictionaries (and what is a pattern dictionary, anyway)? | Patrick Hanks and Jane Bradbury

Patrick Hanks. Lexical Analysis: Norms and Exploitations | Orion Montoya

ASIALEX 2013 in Bali | Deny A. Kwary

X International School on Lexicography – Life Beyond Dictionaries | Olga Karpova

Fortunes of National Cultures in Globalisation Context | Vera Budykina

KERNERMAN Japanese dictionaries by Seiko

Launching of LEXOCOGRAPHY: Journal of ASIALEX | Ilan Kernerman

Paul Bogaards 1940-2012 | Wolfgang Worsch 1953-2013

June 2015

Number 20 · July 2012


What’s in a name? | Ilan Kernerman

Compiling specialized dictionaries differently: A brief overview of terminological projects at the Observatoire de linguistique Sens-Texte (OLST) | Marie-Claude L’Homme

Using a specialized resource to enrich a general language dictionary | Marie-Claude Demers

Practical aspects of the description of terms: Contexts, actantial structure and lexical relationships | Geneviève Camirand

Kernerman English French Learner’s Dictionary : Adapting the translation from European French to Canadian/Québec French | Suzanne Desgroseilliers

A study of the third-generation Chinese-English dictionaries | Xia Lixin

Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera and Henning Bergenholtz (eds.). e-Lexicography. The Internet, Digital Initiatives and Lexicography | Adam Kilgarriff

Olga Karpova. English Author Dictionaries (the XVIth – the XXIst cc.) | Kusujiro MiyoshiOlga Timofeeva and Tanja Säily (eds.). Words in Dictionaries and History. Essays in honour of R.W. McConchie | Michael Adams

Grande Dicionário Houaiss da Língua Portuguesa | Mauro de Salles Villar

Kernerman Norske Orbøger

June 2015

Number 19 · July 2011


Integrating phonetic transcription in a Brazilian Portuguese dictionary | Luiz Carlos Cagliari

Kernerman French-Portuguese Dictionary: Adapting the translation from European Portuguese to Brazilian Portuguese | Helena Sakano Fernandes and Claudia Xatara

Kernerman Dutch Dictionary | Truus Kruyt

Anthropological and linguistic fundamentals of lexicographic work | Miguel Eduardo Montoro

Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera (ed.). Specialised Dictionaries for Learners | Amélie Josselin-Leray

Gilles-Maurice de Schryver (ed.). A Way with Words: Recent Advances in Lexical Theory and Analysis. A Festschrift for Patrick Hanks | Elizabeth Knowles

Henri Béjoint. The Lexicography of English. From Origins to Present | Anatoly Liberman

Invitation to ASIALEX 2011 in Kyoto | Ai Inoue

In Memorium: Shigeru Takebayashi, 1926-2011 | Hiroko Saito

June 2015

Number 18 · July 2010


Random House Webster’s College Dictionary : A new start

The Random House dictionary tradition | Charles M. Levine and Enid Pearsons

The evolution of learners’ dictionaries and Merriam-Webster’s Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary | Paul Bogaards

Anatoly Liberman. An Analytic Dictionary of English Etymology: An Introduction | Mateusz Urban

English Learners’ Dictionaries at the DSNA 2009

June 2015

Number 17 · July 2009


KD’s BLDS: A brief introduction

BLDS | sample page

Papers on Lexicography and Dictionaries

-Perspectives in Lexicography: Asia and beyond. Vincent B.Y. Ooi, Anne Pakir,  Ismail S. Talib and Peter K.W. Tan (eds.)

-DSNA Seminar on Learner’s Dictionaries. Ilan J. Kernerman and Paul Bogaards (eds.)

Lexicographical poems: An introduction | Michael Adams

The lexicographers | Michael Manis

B.T. Sue Atkins and Michael Rundell. The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography | Rick Schutz

Seminar on Learner’s Dictionaries at the DSNA XVII Meeting, Indiana University, 2009

A review of the First International Symposium on Lexicography and L2 Teaching and Learning | Zhang Yihua and Xia Lixin

Asialex 2009 | Jirapa Vitayapirak

The Center for Lexicographical Studies, GDUFS

English Dictionaries in Global and Historical Context | Janice McAlpine

Internet lexicography as a challenge: The Internet dictionary portal at the Institute for German Language | Stefan Engelberg, Annette Klosa and Caroline Müller-Spitzer

KirzeN, the international dictionary | Balázs Sipócz

TheFreeDictionary.com story | Michal Goldman

The BLDS Italian dictionary core | Palma Gallana

BLDS | sample pages

Dictionnaires Assimil Kernerman, 2009 | Arabe, Chinois, Grec, Japonais, Polonais, Portugais, Russe, Turc

June 2015

Number 16 · July 2008


Merriam Webster and the future of dictionaries | John M. Morse

The future of dictionaries | Charles M. Levine

Gazophylacium Anglicanum (1689), a turning point in the history of the general English dictionary | Miyoshi Kusujiro

The feeling of sakura: Are you interested in such a Japan? | Hisamatsu Ken'ichi and Hayakawa Fumitoshi

Password: a productive dictionary family | Ruth Mägi

Thierry Fontenelle (ed.). Practical Lexicography | Rik Schutz

A first look at Merriam-Webster’s Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary | John M. Morse

A new dictionary with another viewpoint | Ari Kernerman

Lexicography in Asia vol. II · Perspectives in Lexicography: Asia and Beyond | Forthcoming publication

June 2015

Number 15 · July 2007


Research and publications on dictionaries and lexicography | Ilan Kernerman

A new trend in lexicography from Japan | Shin'ichiro Ishikawa

Shin'ichiro Ishikawa, Kosei Minamide, Minoru Murata, Yukio Tono (eds.). English Lexicography in Japan | Don McCreary

The Iwasaki Linguistic Circle and dictionary analysis | Kaoru Akasu

Lexicography at the Poznań School of English | Robert Lew

Arleta Adamska Sałaciak. Meaning and the Bilingual Dictionary. The Case of English and Polish | Thierry Fontenelle

Anna Dziemianko. User-friendliness of verb syntax in pedagogical dictionaries of English | Michael Rundell

Włodzimierz Sobkowiak. Phonetics of EFL Dictionaries Definitions | Shaunie Shammass

Eight suggestions for improving learners’ dictionaries | Ari Kernerman

Future of lexicography | Barbara Kipfer

Perspectives in Lexicography: Asia and Beyond | Forthcoming publication

Lexicography in Asia II | Call for Papers

June 2015

Number 14 · July 2006


ISO 1951: A revised standard for lexicography | André Le Meur and Marie-Jeanne Derouin

What does it take to write a new English etymological dictionary today? | Anatoly Liberman

2es Journées allemandes des dictionnaires | In memory of Josette Rey-Debove

The foundation of AFRILEX | Mariëtta Alberts

Sixth International School in Lexicography, Ivanovo State University, 2005 | Olga Karpova

PASSWORD Semi-Bilingual English-Chinese Dictionary | Liu Jin

June 2015

Number 13 · July 2005


Ya'acov Levy 1952-2004 | Dictionary pages

Menahem ben Saruq’s Mahberet: The first Hebrew-Hebrew dictionary | Aharon Maman

Review of Wörterbuch Deutsch-Hebräisch Phlilosophische, wissenschaftliche und technische Termini | Ora R. Schwarzwald

Towards Hebrew FrameNet | Miriam R.L. Petruck

Contemporary English-Russian Dictionary: A new type of dictionary in Russia | Galina Zakharova

A large-scale lexical database of Danish for language technology applications and other purposes | Anna Braasch

If dictionaries are free, who will buy them? | Adam Kilgarriff

Dictionaries and productive tasks in a foreign language | Paul Bogaards

Longman Słownik współczesny angielsko-polski polsko-angielski: The first active bilingual dictionary for Polish learners of English | Arleta Adamska-Sałaciak

Bilingual dictionaries for learners | Martyn Back

Power to the learner: An approach towards pedagogically-oriented bilingual dictionaries | Wolfgang Worsch

Congress organisation: The academic’s burden | Geoffrey Williams

The Fifteenth DSNA Biennial Meeting, Boston 2005 | David Jost

The Fourth ASIALEX International Congress, Singapore 2005 | Anne Pakir

Les Journées Allemandes des Dictionnaires, Klingenberg 2004, 2006 | Michaela Heinz

The Twelfth EURALEX International Congress, Turin 2006 | Carla Marello

K DICTIONARIES | Recent titles

June 2015

Number 12 · July 2004


Microsoft and dictionary makers: Defining partnerships | Julian Parish

Some lexicographic concepts stemming from a French training in lexicology (2-3) | Jean Pruvost

Lexiculture and the EFL dictionary | Anthony P. Cowie

Dictionnaire du français usuel : An innovative French learner’s dictionary

Some Highlights of Contemporary Hebrew Dictionaries and Lexicography

- Modern Hebrew dictionaries | Ora (Rodrigue) Schwarzwald

-Milon ha-Hoveh and Milon Sapir | Mordechay Mishor

- From Milon ha-Hoveh to Milon Sapir | Yitzhak Shlesinger

-Rav-Milim : A modern dictionary for an ancient but thriving language | Yaacov      Choueka

-Milon-Kis Ariel | Maya Fruchtman

-Milon Even-Shoshan, revisited | Moshe Azar

-The Historical Dictionary of the Hebrew Language | Doron Rubinstein

- Glossary

A Glance at Porto Editora | Graciete Teixeira

Lexicography organization founded in Taiwan

Kernerman Dictionary Research Grants

K DICTIONARIES | Recent titles

June 2015

Number 11 · July 2003


The coming boom in English lexicography. Reconsidered (Part Two) | Charles M. Levine

English dictionary making in America today | Wendalyn Nichols

Some lexicographic concepts stemming from a French training in lexicology (2-3) | Jean Pruvost

The Conference on Bilingual Lexicography, Paris | Thierry Fontenelle

The Seminar on Computer-Mediated Lexicography, Castelló | Maria Carmen Campoy Cubillo

The International Schools on Lexicography, Ivanovo | Olga Karpova

The Third ASIALEX International Congress, Tokyo | Shigeru Yamada

A lifestory in dictionaries | Peter H. Collin

The Kernerman Dictionary Research Grants | Accepted Applications for 2002

Oxford Student’s Dictionary for Hebrew Speakers 3e | Raphael Gefen, Lionel Kernerman

K DICTIONARIES | Recent titles

June 2015

Number 10 · July 2002



Dictionaries, another Netscape? | Joseph J. Esposito

Release of the GlobalDix multilingual dictionary

The benefits of a product-independent lexical database with formal word features | Janekke Froon and Franciska de Jong

Benedict: an EU project for an intelligent dictionary | Mika Herpiö

English-Japanese lexicography and the Unabridged Genius | Kosei Minamide

Sexy dictionary | Ilan Kernerman

A tale of two tongues: Language and lexicography in Norway | Olaf Almenningen and Ruth Fjeld

Developing the personal dictionary | Ian Kemble

The corpus revolution in EFL dictionaries | Ramesh Krishnamurthy

Translation, the key or the equivalent? | Seppo Raudaskoski

Kernerman Dictionary Research Grants

K DICTIONARIES | Recent titles and news

June 2015

Number 9 · July 2001



The coming boom in English lexicography: Some thoughts about the World Wide Web (Part One) | Charles M. Levine

Password for Hungarians | Tamás Magay

Teaching lexicography or training lexicographers? | Michael Rundell

GlobalDix : a unique multilingual dictionary for the worldwide market | Mika Herpiö

June 2015

Number 8 · July 2000


The EFL dictionary pioneers and their legacies | A. P. Cowie

The 2001 ASIALEX Biennial Conference in Seoul

Dictionary use for production among Japanese college students of English | Yuri Komuro and Shigeru Yamada

The formation of ISRALEX K DICTIONARIES | Recent titles

June 2015

Number 7 · July 1999



Back to the future | Ilan Kernerman

Computerizing PASSPORT | Assaf Siani

Designing PASSPORT for the computer | Hanna Cohen

PASSPORT Electronic Dictionary – Dizionario Multimediale Inglese-Italiano | Marina Gambacciani

June 2015

Number 6 · July 1998


A PASSWORD for Norway | Nancy L. Coleman

An overview of YBM and Si-Sa ELITE English-English-Korean Dictionary | Chung-ui Park

English lexicography in Japan: Its History, innovations and impact | Shigeru Yamada and Yuri Komuro

The First ASIALEX Regional Symposium

Lexicography in Asia

Kernerman Semi-Bilingual Dictionaries | Recent titles

June 2015

Number 5 · July 1997


The innovative PASS-Q-WORD | Roberta Stock

GLOSSER as a practical application of the semi-bilingual dictionary concept | Margit Langemets

Dictionaries in Asia and ASIALEX | Amy Chi

Towards PEOPLEX | Ilan Kernerman

Kernerman Semi-Bilingual Dictionaries | Recent title

June 2015

Number 4 · July 1996



A dictionary for a new age | Lionel Kernerman

Sample page

The editorial principles underlying the PASSPORT dictionary | Raphael Gefen

June 2015

Number 3 · July 1995


Allowing a dictionary in the examination room | Raphael Gefen

A case for a semi-bilingual dictionary for production purposes | Batia Laufer

June 2015

Number 2 · July 1995


Forward | Ilan Kernerman

Monolingual or bilingual, that is not the question: The ‘bilingualised’ dictionary | Kyohei Nakamoto

Answers to open questions | Joseph A. Reif

June 2015

PASSWORD News · July 1994


The advent of the semi-bilingual dictionary | Lionel Kernerman

  - Bi-directional adaptations

  - British vs. local settings

  - Workbooks

  - Semi-trilingualism

English learner’s dictionaries in the Israel school market | Raphael Gefen

Marketing PASSWORD in Brazil | Waldir Martins Fontes

News briefs

From Kernerman to Password | Ilan Kernerman

June 2015