Lemizh / English dictionary
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djUtÌxk. Mercurian day, the Lemizh equivalent of Wednesday (symbol: Á; see appendix, Date)
The planet Mercury, as well as the god, is called OnkrÌt. in Modern Lemizh.
< NLem Onkr‑a
< LMLem Ònkyrt‑ar ‘Lone Runner (the God of trade)’
< MLem OOnkyrt‑ar
< OLem hönkyrt‑
< PLem *hōn‑kars‑, compound of
PLem *hōn‑ ‘single, alone’
< PIE *h₁ói̯‑n‑os ‘one, single’, adjectival form of
PIE *h₁ei̯ ‘he, she, it’
PLem *kars‑ ‘run’, root present of
< PIE *k̑ers‑
The sound shift from stem-final *s to t in OLem is unexplained; this development is only expected in verbs and adjectives, not in nouns.
Eng one; Gk Ἐπί‑κουρος (Epicurus) ‘ally’ (lit. ‘one running with [someone]’), Lat currō ‘run’