lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary

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to make geese

Usage notes

The familiar pejorative sense ‘(mentally) weak, stupid person’ is ancient. However, since Middle Lemizh times, calling someone a goose can also compliment them on their firm, resolute stance. It can be difficult for non-natives to tell the difference.


NLem Ran‑a
LMLem, MLem Ran‑yr
OLem xan‑
PLem *kxan‑
PIE *g̑ʰh₂én‑s


Eng goose, Lat ānser ‘goose’