Lexikos: Editorial Policies

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Focus and Scope

The aim of Lexikos is to create a vehicle for national and international discussion of lexicography, and in particular to serve lexicography in Africa with its rich variety of languages;
– to stimulate discourse between lexicographers as well as between lexicographers and linguists;
– to establish and promote contact with local and foreign lexicographic projects;
– to focus general attention on the interdisciplinary nature of lexicography, which also involves fields such as linguistics, general linguistics, lexicology, computer science, management, etc.;
– to further and coordinate cooperation in all fields of lexicography; and
– to promote the aims of the African Association for Lexicography (AFRILEX).


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Articles are refereed by members of the editorial committee, as well as other experts in a particular field, according to the Reviewer Instructions.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Editorial Committee/Redaksiekomitee

Prof. H.M. Batibo (Botswana)
Dr. H.L. Beyer (Namibië/Namibia)
Prof. W.A.M. Carstens (RSA)
Dr. E. Chabata (Zimbabwe)
Dr. A.R. Chuwa (Tanzanië/Tanzania)
Prof. C.J. Conradie (RSA)
Prof. J.D. Emejulu (Gaboen/Gabon)
Prof. A.E. Feinauer (RSA)
Prof. R. Finlayson (RSA)
Dr. S. Hadebe (Zimbabwe)
Prof. I.M. Kosch (RSA)
Dr. P.A. Louw (RSA)
Mnr. K.J. Mashamaite (RSA)
Dr. P.A. Mavoungou (Gaboen/Gabon)
Dr. J.S. Mdee (Tanzanië/Tanzania)
Prof. B.M. Mini (RSA)
Dr. V.M. Mojela (RSA)
Mnr. M.C. Mphahlele (RSA)
Mnr. M.H. Mpungose (RSA)
Dr. H.S. Ndinga-Koumba-Binza (Gaboen/Gabon)
Prof. D.J. Prinsloo (RSA)
Prof. P.H. Swanepoel (RSA)


Adviesraad/Advisory Board

Prof. A. Adamska-Sałaciak (Pole/Poland)
Prof. H. Béjoint (Frankryk/France)
Prof. H. Chimhundu (Zimbabwe)
Prof. F. Dolezal (VSA/USA)
Prof. R.H. Gouws (RSA)
Prof. R.R.K. Hartmann (Groot-Brittanje/Great Britain)
Prof. M.H. Heliel (Egipte/Egypt)
Dr. V. Kukanda (Gaboen/Gabon)
Prof. W. Martin (België en Nederland/Belgium and The Netherlands)
Prof. I.A. Mel'c#uk (Kanada/Canada)
Prof. A.M.F.J. Moerdijk (Nederland/The Netherlands)
Prof. M. Schlaefer (Duitsland/Germany)
Prof. J. Taeldeman (België/Belgium)
Dr. J. Tent (Australië/Australia)
Prof. P.G.J. van Sterkenburg (Nederland/The Netherlands)
Prof. L.S. Vikør (Noorweë/Norway)
Prof. H.E. Wiegand (Duitsland/Germany)


African Association for Lexicography (AFRILEX)

AFRILEX website:

ISSN: 2224-0039
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