lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Constellations

(Wintergatan. Starmachine2000)

The constellations used in the Lemizh world are ultimately based on the ancient Greek ones, resulting in overlaps with our constellations. Some, however, including the ones too far south to be visible from the Mediterranean, were named in the 13th and 14th centuries (of our calendar) and are unrelated to our tradition.

The stars in each constellation are numbered, with the brightest stars (brighter than about 3.8 apparent magnitude, which corresponds to a Lemizh star brightness of 3) having mostly one-digit numbers, and stars visible to the naked eye under ideal conditions (magnitude ~6.1, Lemizh brightness zero) having at most two digits.

<D>Ù fxÌcor.[star] number 13 in the DragonBeta Ursae Minoris (Kochab)
‘13’-ben1 dragon-acc-sce2.

A view of some northern constellations, depicting similarities and differences to our tradition
Under construction
The constellation maps and lists are under construction
and currently pretty inconsistent.
Please have patience!

Designations for fainter stars have three or more digits, and those for nonstellar objects include a letter for the object type plus one or more digits, again depending on brightness.

The Milky Way is called RizwsnÌw. ‘street of snow’.

Sky maps

List of constellations

LemizhTranslation(Roughly) corresponds to / overlaps withView
archerè.ArcherSagittarius🔎
bearÌ.BearUrsa Major🔎
trÌxk.BeaverHydra & Canis Minor🔎
sklÌ.BridgeHydrus, Reticulum & Dorado
stryÌx.BullTaurus🔎
centaurÌ.CentaurCentaurus & Crux
rèt.Charioteer (‘steerer’)Auriga🔎
krÌb.CrabCancer🔎
craneÌ.Crane (bird)Columba & Caelum
gwalpÌ.CupCrater
dolphinÌ.DolphinDelphinus🔎
fxÌc.DragonDraco & Ursa Minor🔎
dragonflyÌ.Dragonflysmall portion of Hercules🔎
ftnÌk.EagleAquila🔎
elefÌ.ElephantPuppis, Carina, Pictor, Dorado & Volans
pyskdwÌ.Fishes (‘two fish’)Pisces🔎
flamingoÌ.FlamingoTriangulum Australe, Pavo, Ara & Telescopium
xÌd.HareLepus🔎
Ìhw.HorsePegasus🔎
krèt.HunterOrion🔎
ibexÌ.IbexCapricornus🔎
prigivoryÌ.Ivory TowerAra, Triangulum Australe, Circinus & Musca🔎
markÌw.KangarooPavo, Tucana, Grus & Phoenix🔎
Rèc.KingCepheus & Ursa Minor (Polaris)🔎
lÌw.LionLeo🔎
wmùb.Loom and Shuttle (‘weaving tools’)Carina
lÌxh.LynxAquarius & Cetus
jhèj.Mechanic (formerly ‘Craftsman’)Boötes & Corona Borealis🔎
zrOnÌ.MermaidCassiopeia, Camelopardalis & Lynx🔎
zrOnyÌx.MermanAquarius🔎
monkeyÌ.MonkeyCarina & Vela🔎
mothÌ.MothCanes Venatici & Coma Berenices🔎
oRwxÌf.PoodleCanis Major🔎
textèx.PrincePerseus🔎
textbè.PrincessAndromeda & Lacerta🔎
dwecRìc.QueenCassiopeia🔎
sriqmÌs.Queue of MiceIndus, Microscopium, Piscis Austrinus & Sculptor🔎
ramÌ.RamAries🔎
argÌ.RiverEridanus🔎
krystrÙjd.RobinCorvus & Hydra🔎
drulygwrÌjd.Rosebushpart of Cassiopeia🔎
nenÌ.RunnerPuppis, Pyxis, Antlia & Hydra🔎
scorpionÌ.ScorpionScorpius & Libra🔎
sealÌ.Seal (animal)Octans & Hydrus🔎
serpentÌ.SerpentSerpens🔎
sharkÌ.SharkPhoenix & Tucana🔎
Ìkh.ShipCarina, Vela & Puppis🔎
stnÌt.SparrowCamelopardalis🔎
ksmÌs.SquirrelLynx & Leo Minor🔎
stagÌ.StagLyra & Hercules🔎
swanÌ.SwanCygnus🔎
tiaraÌ.TiaraCorona Australis🔎
fkrÌj.TortoiseMonoceros🔎
saxùf.TrumpetSagitta🔎
twinÌ.TwinsGemini🔎
gydpÌsk.Whale-fishCetus🔎
mèv.Wise OneOphiuchus🔎
trèw.WitchVirgo🔎
xrÌw.WolfLupus🔎