lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary


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flàc.

to make blue, to blue

flàRc. ‘blue hour’, especially regarding the colours, sounds and smells associated with it

flicvnè. caesium (symbol: Γλ)

Etymology

NLem flOr‑a
LMLem, MLem fler‑yr
OLem fler‑
PLem *pfler‑ ‘grey, blue(?)’, r-stem adjective of
PIE *bʰleh₁‑ ‘shine, flash’

Most basic colour terms in Lemizh are r-stem Caland adjectives, perhaps motivated by the word for ‘red’. The similarity with Eng flash is purely incidental.

Cognates

Eng blue, Lat flāvus ‘yellow’