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Community-Based LexicographyThe topic of lexicography generates interesting and diverse opinions and emotions about languages, not only within academics but also among the very people whose heritage languages are being preserved, or in some cases, revitalized. Some speakers and learners of heritage languages do not relate to linguistic terms found in academic works, but at the same time, junior dictionaries do not contain enough linguistic information to satisfy the academics. Can these issues be resolved?