Lemizh / English dictionary
to make/build statues
Unsurprisingly, statues are commonly used as metaphors for slowness and immobility, as in lìl agmÌem. ‘be still like a statue’.
< NLem agm‑a
< LMLem àgalma‑yr ‘statue, bust’
< Koi ἄγαλμα
< Koi ἀγάλλομαι ‘be proud, exult in’, of unknown origin