lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Lemizh / English dictionary

782 lemmata in dictionary – view complete dictionary on one page (slow!)multilingual dictionary


to make a spouse’s sibling, to marry someone’s acc sibling


NLem xnir‑a ‘wife’s brother’
LMLem, MLem jinxter‑yr ‘brother-in-law’s wife’
OLem jinxter‑
PLem *jenxter‑
PIE *h₁i̯énh₂ter‑s ‘husband’s brother’s wife’
 —merged with—
LMLem, MLem xner‑yr ‘man’
OLem xner‑
PLem *xner‑
PIE *h₂nér‑s

The PIE word meant specifically ‘husband’s brother’s wife’, but by OLem it could also mean ‘wife’s brother’s wife’.


Lat ianitrīcēs ‘brothers’ wives’