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psràb.

to father a child-acc;
dat: to conceive a child-acc

psrèb. father of someone-acc
psrìb. mother of someone-acc (rare)
psrÌb. child (son, daughter) of a father-nom and a mother-dat

Connotations

Metaphoric use of ‘child’ for younger people who are not the speaker’s sons or daughters, either affectionate or patronising, has been common at least since Early New Lemizh.

Etymology

gender change of
NLem pser‑a
LMLem, MLem pyser‑yr ‘someone’s child, son’
OLem pyser‑
PLem *paser‑ ‘father’
PIE *ph̥₂tér‑s

Cognates

Eng father, Gk πατήρ