Lemizh / English dictionary
to make ibex (also the constellation Capricornus; see appendix, Constellations)
< NLem kobr‑a
< Besk kåbr
< PCelt *gábr‑os ‘goat’
< PIE *kápr‑os
This is one of the few Beskidic loans for which the Tlöngö̀l is not to be blamed. The Lemizh learned about the Alpine ibex from the Beskidic people and adopted their name for it.
doublet of kàf.
Gk κάπρος ‘boar’, Ir gabhar ‘goat’