lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

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to make metaphors, to make metaphorical, to express something-dat as/using a metaphor-acc


NLem wrOn‑a
LMLem wer‑en‑yr ‘trope, metaphor’, compound of
  LMLem, MLem wer‑a ‘carry, bear’
OLem wer‑
PLem *bwer‑, Narten present of
PIE *bʰer‑
  LMLem, MLem en ‘between’
OLem hen ‘in’
PLem *hen
PIE *h₁en

This is a calque of Koi μεταφορά ‘trope, metaphor’.


Eng bear ‘carry’; Eng in