Lemizh / English dictionary
to make a pressure unit, a pressure of 4.759 pascals (see appendix, Units of measurement)
gender change of
< NLem aer‑a, academic loan of
< Koi ἀήρ ‘air, wind’
< SHell *awḗr
< PIE *h₂u̯éh₁‑r, r-stem noun of
PIE *h₂u̯eh₁‑ ‘blow’
Like the momentum unit, this word was probably masculinised to show some vigour.
doublet of xnàt.
Eng wi‑nd, Ger wehen ‘blow (wind)’