lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary

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to make islands


NLem dmyd‑a ‘private, secluded space > island’
LMLem domàti‑yr ‘room, chamber’
Koi δωμάτι‑ον, diminutive of
  Koi δῶμα ‘house’, rebuilt as μα-stem of
SHell *dõ
PIE *dómh₂‑s, root noun of
  PIE *demh₂‑ ‘build’

doublet of dmàk.

The modern meaning was originally sailors’ jargon until it came into wider use in the last centuries. The older word for an island is NLem jsoj‑a. (See also jsàj. and stràz..)


Eng dome (via Lat domus ‘house’)