lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary

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to act wittily, to make/produce witty deeds, sayings, thoughts

Usage notes

Talking wittily can be seen as concealing one’s intentions or feelings, as in the phrase esfàs màski. ‘hide behind [one’s] wit’.


NLem mask‑a
LMLem, MLem mnask‑a ‘think’
OLem mnask‑
PLem *mnask‑, sk̑-present of
PIE *mneh₂‑


Gk μνάομαι ‘think of, woo’, Ved ā‑manati ‘mentions, hands down’