lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary

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dat: must, have to do something-acc;
to command, order, tell someone-dat to do something-acc (see unit 13, Overview of the modals);
ben: to need something-acc from someone-dat

dÌxt. necessary; necessity, duty


NLem, LMLem, MLem daxt‑a
OLem daçt‑
PLem *daçs‑ ‘be capable, be suitable’, root present of
PIE *dek̑s‑

The similarity with làxt. ‘want’ is pure coincidence.


Ved dákṣate ‘is of use, is able’