lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary


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niftnàj.

to make the god Neptune/Poseidon; to make the planet Uranus (symbol: Ç)

Usage notes

See djeipysràd. for more information on Lemizh polytheism, and xmàj. for the weekday associated with this god.

Confusingly, the planet Uranus, known to the Lemizh since ancient times, was named by them after the water god – corresponding to the god Neptune/Poseidon in our tradition. The planet Neptune, discovered in modern times, has the Midwinter God, fOpysrÌf., as its patron.

Etymology

gender change of
NLem nifton‑a, academic loan of
OLem nifton‑ ‘Nephew of the Waters’
PLem *nefton‑
PIE *népton‑os

Cognates

Lat Neptune, Ir Nechtan