lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

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fàw.

to make points / an area far (away) from something-nom (see unit 12, Temporal and spatial verbs)

Usage notes

See the connotations section of ràc. for some context on gender change in spatial verbs.

Etymology

gender change of
NLem fo‑a, inflected form of
LMLem, MLem afo ‘from’
OLem afo
PLem *afo
PIE *apo

Gender change occurred to avoid homophony with the pronoun fà..

Cognates

Eng of, off, Lat ab ‘from’; unrelated to Eng far, even in non-rhotic dialects