lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

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to make unexpected, to lead to an expectation opposite to something-acc [given previous information]

tmÌ. but, even (often in a compound with the unexpected object; for ‘even’, this object has an inner partitive; see pragmatics page II, Pragmatic adverbs and expressives)


NLem tam‑a ‘(unpleasant) surprise’
LMLem, MLem tamn‑yr ‘(surprise) attack’
OLem tamnh‑ ‘cut’
PLem *tamnh‑, nasal-infix present of
PIE *temh₁‑


Eng contempt (via Lat con‑temnō ‘despise’), Gk τέμνω ‘cut’