Lemizh / English dictionary
to make badgers (Meles meles and, by extension, other species of this genus)
In Lemizh mythology, female badgers often serve as messengers and negotiators. Accordingly, a qualitative bracket with proxÌ. can express a messengers or negotiator, and là proxÌem. means ‘to convey a message’ ot ‘to negotiate on behalf of someone else’.
gender change of
< NLem proxekx‑a
< Besk pråxäkx
< PCelt *brokk‑os, of unknown origin
doublet of proxàkh.
Ir broc ‘badger’