Lemizh / English dictionary
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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
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.
< NLem, LMLem, MLem ev‑a
< OLem hedh‑
< PLem *hedh‑, Narten present of
< PIE *h₁ed‑
doublet of àvd., àqt. and vnàt.
Eng eat, Lat edō ‘eat’