lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary


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djingmesrà.

to make the goddess Terra/Gaia, also the Earth when explicitly referred to as a planet among the others (symbol: Ã)

Usage notes

See djeipysràd. for more information on Lemizh polytheism, and xnà. for the weekday associated with this goddess.

Etymology

NLem dzingmesir‑a, academic loan of
OLem dzingmēsir‑ ‘Mother Earth’
PLem *dzeng‑māser‑, compound of
  PLem *dzeng‑ ‘?’, Narten present of
PIE *dʰég̑ʰ‑
 —and—
  PLem *māser‑ ‘mother’
PIE *méh₂ter‑s

The first part of the PLem compound *dzeng‑māser‑ is the (verbal) root of PLem *dzeng‑om‑ ‘earth’ and is of unclear meaning.

Cognates

Eng humus (via Lat humus ‘ground, earth, soil’); Eng mother