lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary

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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


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.


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


Eng father, Gk πατήρ

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