Publication details [#13157]

Gavriilidou, Zoe and Sofia Mavromatidou. 2017. Lexicographic operation of proverbial expressions in three dictionaries of Modern Greek [Ο λεξικογραφικός χειρισμός του παροιμιακού λόγου σε τρία λεξικά της κοινής νεοελληνικής]. Studies for the Greek Language 37 : 153–164. 12 pp. URL
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Manolis Triandaphyllidis Foundation


This paper investigates how three dictionaries of Modern Greek record and present proverbial expressions. According to the findings, there is no consistency in the presentation and recording of proverbs among the three dictionaries. The authors suggest that lexicographic operations should add information concerning the cultural aspect of proverbs.