Lemizh / English dictionary
to hurt someone-dat
In Modern Lemizh, this verb is also used to express hurting someone verbally and colloquially often just means ‘annoy, get on someone’s nerves’.
To express infliction of general harm, not necessarily bodily or verbally, use wRà..
< NLem, LMLem, MLem cambw‑a
< OLem zhambw‑
< PLem *dzambw‑ ‘hit, smash (?)’, root present of
< PIE *dʰembʰ‑
Ved dambháyati ‘smashes, destroys’