lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

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agentive dat: to seize something-acc from someone-nom

Usage notes

This word has a negative connotation on the lines of ‘(forcefully) taking something away from someone’, as opposed to the neutral tàk..

With a person in the accusative, this verb can metaphorically mean ‘be seized from one’s ordinary life, have one’s life turned upside down’.


NLem, LMLem, MLem kafk‑a
OLem kafk‑
PLem *kafk‑, sk̑-present of
PIE *keh₂p‑ ‘seize, grasp’


Eng have, Lat capiō ‘take, seize’