lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

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to make important for something/someone-ben

Usage notes

This is an adjectival verb, treating importance as a property like heavy or yellow, as in ‘Sunlight is important [for plants]’. To express an emotion such as ‘You are important to me’, use the corresponding word with the ‘female’ poststem and verb-of-emotion plot usage, kfrà. ‘care for, deem important’.


NLem kfror‑a
LMLem, MLem kfrar‑yr
OLem kfrar‑
PLem *kfrar‑, r-stem adjective of
PIE *gʷreh₂‑ ‘heavy’

doublet of kfrà.


Gk βαρύς ‘heavy’, Ved gurú ‘guru; weighty’