lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

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to make yellow, to yellow

dyvnÌs. chlorine (symbol: Χ)


NLem devr‑a
LMLem dèqur‑yr ‘shiny, yellow’
MLem deequr‑yr
OLem dēthur‑
PLem *dēthor‑ ‘light-giver’
PIE *déi̯h₂‑tor‑s, event agent of
  PIE *dei̯h₂‑ ‘light up’

Old Lemizh ‘shiny, yellow [one]’ is a metonymy of the earlier meaning ‘light-giver’.


Gk δέατο ‘it seemed, appeared’, Ved dīdā́ya ‘shines’