lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary

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to drive a vehicle-acc, to steer something/someone-acc (for the thing moved) or dat (for the thing manoeuvred, also metaphorically)

rèt. also the constellation Auriga (see appendix, Constellations)


NLem, LMLem, MLem ret‑a
OLem ret‑
PLem *reth‑ ‘run’, Narten present of
PIE *ret‑

The verb may have meant ‘go on wheels’ already in PIE, as *rot‑eh₂ is the source of Lat rota ‘wheel’ and *rot‑h₂‑ós that of Ved rátha ‘chariot’.


Ger Rad ‘wheel’, Ir rith ‘run’; likely unrelated to Eng rattle and Ger rattern