lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary

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to make/build polytheistic temples


poststem from plural of
NLem loxw‑a ‘temple’
LMLem, MLem loxw‑yr
OLem lohw‑
PLem *lohw‑
PIE *lóku‑s ‘pond, pool’

Some of the oldest Lemizh temples were dedicated to a lake goddess and built near lakes, hence the semantic development by metonymy.

doublet of loxwà. and loxwàc.


Gae loch ‘lake, fjord’, Lat lacus ‘lake’; unrelated to Eng lake