lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary


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wàcg.

to make black, to blacken (‘active’ black, as in black fur or varnish; compare lilbvnà.)

wycgnÌs. astatine (symbol: Μλ)

Etymology

NLem wargr‑a
LMLem, MLem wargr‑yr
OLem wargr‑
PLem *bwargr‑ ‘dark, black’, r-stem adjective of
PIE *bʰerg̑‑ ‘roast’

Most basic colour terms in Lemizh are r-stem Caland adjectives, perhaps motivated by the word for ‘red’.

Cognates

Ved bhr̥jjáti ‘roasts’, Lat fer(c)tum ‘a sacrificial cake’