Lemizh / English dictionary
to make (a surface) smooth; to act smoothly, acc/dat: to work/go smoothly
In seafaring, the adjective is used with various weighting numerals to describe different grades of smoothness or roughness of the sea.
< NLem, LMLem, MLem harw‑a ‘work/go smoothly’
< OLem sharw‑
< PLem *sarw‑ ‘flow’, root present of
< PIE *sreu̯‑
Gk ῥέω ‘flow’, Ved srávati ‘flow’