Lemizh / English dictionary
to shine at something-dat (only of the Sun)
sxnèz. Sun; Sol, Helios (god) (symbol: À)
sxnÌz. sunlight, sunshine; sunbeam, sunray
sxnyzrÌ. sunbeam, sunray
The Sun is mythologically and poetically seen as the male and strong counterpart of the Moon, as in most Indo-European languages. This is the source of the ‘male’ (non-zero) poststem in Modern Lemizh.
See djeipysràd. for some information on Lemizh polytheism.
gender change of
< NLem sxun‑a
< LMLem, MLem sxun‑ar
< OLem sxun‑
< PLem *sxun‑, zero grade of
< PIE *sh₂u̯én‑s, genitive/weak stem of
Eng Sun (generalised weak stem), Lat sōl ‘Sun’ (generalised strong stem)