Metalanguage vs Metalexicography - What's the difference?

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Metalanguage is a related term of metalexicography.


As nouns the difference between metalanguage and metalexicography

is that metalanguage is (linguistics|translation studies|critical theory) any language or vocabulary of specialized terms used to describe or analyze a language or linguistic process while metalexicography is (linguistics|lexicography) the study of lexicography.

metalanguage

Noun

  • (linguistics, translation studies, critical theory) Any language or vocabulary of specialized terms used to describe or analyze a language or linguistic process.
  • * 2005 , Michael Cronin, Training for the New Millennium: Pedagogies for translation and interpreting , edited by Martha Tennent, Benjamins Translation Library, p. 255:
  • In order to talk or theorise about phenomena, one inevitably uses a language that is in effect a metalanguage , a special instance of language that allows the theorist to stand back and describe what is happening.
  • (computing) Any similar language used to define a programming language.
  • See also

    * object language

    metalexicography

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (linguistics, lexicography) The study of lexicography
  • *{{quote-book, 1986, Robert Ilson, Lexicography: an emerging international profession, pageurl=http://books.google.com/books?id=QUW8AAAAIAAJ&pg=RA1-PA101, page=101
  • , passage=Metalexicography can be divided into five fields of interest; the first is lexicographic theory
  • *{{quote-book, 1988, Ladislav Zgusta et al., t
  • Lexicography today: an annotated bibliography of the theory of lexicography citation , passage=This is a bibliography of works that deal with the theory, methods, and procedures of lexicography (in short, with what is called in French and German metalexicography ) }}

    Derived terms

    *terminography *metalexicographer *metalexicographical *metalexicographically