lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary


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xalà.

to make apples

xalè. apple tree
xalÌ. apple

Usage notes

Apple trees are said to always be on time in producing their fruit. Since Late Middle Lemizh, you can praise a punctual person by calling them an apple tree; and xalàR. or xalòR. is the end of summer (whereas fràRxk. and fròRxk. refer to early summer).

Etymology

NLem xaOl‑a
LMLem xàÒl‑yr
MLem xayOOl‑yr
OLem xayöl‑
PLem *xawōl‑
PIE *h₂ébōl

Cognates

Eng apple, Avalon (via a Celtic language)