lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

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to make the river Dniester


NLem grUr‑a
LMLem argUr‑yr
MLem arg‑Ur‑yr, compound of
  MLem arg‑ar ‘river’
OLem arg‑ ‘flow, drip’
PLem *arg‑, root present of
PIE *reg̑‑
  MLem Ur‑yr ‘right’ [direction]
OLem ür‑
PLem *ūr‑, r-stem adjective of
PIE *u̯eg̑‑ ‘lively, strong’

Expected would be ModLem **gràc., but poststem formation was inhibited by the fact that rivers are mythologically female, as in other PIE languages.

The ‘left’ river is the Dnieper.


Ice raki ‘moisture, dampness’; Eng wake, vigour (via Lat vigeō ‘thrive, flourish’)