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  1. Mar 2021
    1. In lexicography a semantic domain or semantic field is defined as "an area of meaning and the words used to talk about it
    2. Semantic domains are the foundational concept for initial stages of vernacular dictionary building projects.
    3. This uses techniques such as SIL International's Dictionary Development Process (DDP),[4][5] RapidWords, or software such as WeSay[6] or FLEx. These techniques rely on extensive lists of semantic domains that are relevant to vernacular languages.
    1. Sometimes lexicography is considered to be a part or a branch of lexicology, but properly speaking, only lexicologists who write dictionaries are lexicographers.
    2. Some consider this a distinction of theory vs. practice.
    3. An allied science to lexicology is lexicography, which also studies words, but primarily in relation with dictionaries – it is concerned with the inclusion of words in dictionaries and from that perspective with the whole lexicon
    4. Not to be confused with lexicography.