Dictionary Skills

A common dictionary entry

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Credit: google.com



There are two head words on the top of each page. The left shows the first word and the right shows the last word.


In a normal dictionary, you are given the meaning, pronunciation, different parts of speech and the origin (also referred to as etymology). 

Lexical Terms

Lexical terms form the basic units of a language's lexicon (vocabulary).


Inflection is where a word is changed (usually at the end) to express a grammatical change.