lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary


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àv.

to feed someone-dat with something-acc;
self-receiving: to eat something-acc, to feed on something-acc

ilvnà. to vomit

àv djèRtaR. to have breakfast
àv djìRtaR. to have dinner

Usage notes

While being the standard word for eating, àv. has a tendency to mean ‘gobble, eat noisily’. Avoid it when talking, for example, about a state banquet; àqsk. is better suited for that purpose. Unless of course you want to say what the banquet was really like.

Etymology

NLem, LMLem, MLem ev‑a
OLem hedh‑
PLem *hedh‑, Narten present of
PIE *h₁ed‑

doublet of àvd. and vnàt.

Cognates

Eng eat, Lat edō ‘eat’