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Lexical Tools

Knowledge of current tools for building lexicons

Rationale: 

Lexicography (creation of dictionaries) is a vast field with many specialties. This competency covers the usage and training of users to use current lexicography tools to create,  fill, edit, and link lexical entries. While a language technologist is expected to teach lexicography tools, lexicography workshops should always be held with a competent linguist familiar with the language family who can help the participants with the details of analysis and classification.

Assessment Criteria: 

Able to consult others in building and using lexicons.