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OpenStudy (anonymous):

what is a lexical gap?

8 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

A lexical gap or lacuna is an absence of a word in a particular language... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lexical_gap

8 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

so, for example there is a word for a child who lost his parents(orphan) but we dont have a word for a parent who lost a kid??

8 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

yes

8 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

trying to think of other examples

8 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Oh... that's really cool... I didn't know this.

8 years ago
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