lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary

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to belittle someone-dat, to make dear;
(mathematics) agentive ins: to calculate the reciprocal of some value-dat to give some result-acc (see unit 7, Fractions)

Usage notes

This is a term of endearment and somewhat patronising.


NLem algz‑a
LMLem, MLem algjw‑yr
OLem algghw‑
PLem *algghw‑, u-stem adjective of
PIE *legʰ‑ ‘slight, small, light’


Lat levis ‘light, quick, trifling’, possibly Eng light (not heavy)