lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

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to make peoples


NLem xpif‑a
LMLem jUpìf‑yr ‘foreigner’
MLem jUpiif‑yr
OLem jüpīf‑ ‘a foreign people’
PLem *jū‑piwf‑ ‘a foreign people’, lit. ‘you drinkers’, compound of
  PLem *jū ‘you’ [plural]
PIE *i̯uH
  PLem *piwf‑ ‘drink’, i-reduplicated athematic present of
PIE *peh₃‑

It is unclear to which people the PLem word referred to, and whether it was a derogatory term or a title of praise.


Eng you; Lat bibō ‘drink’