lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary


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gwrà.

to cut something-dat into something-acc [e.g. pieces, in two] with a knife

gwrù. knife

Usage notes

The knife is a metaphor for nourishing and supporting fellow humans, for example children (based on the idea of cutting bread or meat).

Etymology

NLem, LMLem, MLem gwer‑a
OLem gwer‑ ‘cut’
PLem *gwer‑, Narten present of
PIE *kʷer‑

Cognates

Ved kr̥ṇóti ‘does’, Lit kuriù ‘build, create; kindle’