lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary

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to make Crimean

stràrz. Crimea


gender change of
NLem star‑a ‘bull’
LMLem stàr‑yr
MLem stayr‑yr
OLem stayr‑
PLem *stawr‑
PIE *stáu̯r‑os

This is a (folk etymological) calque from Gk Ταυρική, which is actually derived from the name of the Tauroi, who lived there in the first millennium BCE. It is a shortened form of NLem jsoj‑star‑a, lit. ‘island of the bull(s)’.

doublet of strà.


Ger Stier ‘bull’, Lat taurus ‘bull’