International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Efforts of the Lebanese Lexicographers in Authoring and Developing the Arabic Lexicon
Dr. Eid Hamad Khrisha, Dr. Mohammad Ali Al-Maqableh, Dr. Khaled Mahmoud As'sud Al-Mizeed

Lexicons are of core importance for the translator. As a result, we have conducted this study about the development of the Arabic lexicon in Lebanon and the developments devised by the lexicographers in this concern. This research tackles the efforts of the Lebanese lexicographers in authoring and the development of the lexicons in the modern age. It examined the vocabulary lexicons as well as semantics lexicons which appeared in the nineteenth century till mid-twentieth century. The research also underpins the additions they made to the modern Arabic lexicons. In fact, we in our time desperately need making use of these outstanding efforts by working seriously and sincerely in this direction. The research further showed the criticism movement to the ancient lexicons and the solutions proposed for authoring modern lexicons.

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