lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary

782 lemmata in dictionary – view complete dictionary on one page (slow!)multilingual dictionary


to be a soul

Règ. soul

Usage notes

This isn’t quite the same as our monotheistic concept of the soul. It isn’t thought to be immortal, for one thing. C.G. Jung’s idea of anima/animus comes close, as do the dæmons in Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials.

Compare psàx..


NLem Reg‑a
LMLem Règ‑yr
MLem Reeg‑yr
OLem ghēg‑
PLem *gghewg‑ ‘hidden > soul’, Narten present of
PIE *gʰeu̯g̑ʰ‑ ‘hide’


Ved gū́hati ‘hide something’