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Pokorny Etymon: gem- 'to grasp, grip; be full'
|Latvian:||gùmstu||vb||to seize, grasp||RPN|
|Old Church Slavonic:||žьmǫ, žęti||vb||to press||RPN|
|Russian Church Slavic:||gomola||n||lump, clump, heap||RPN|
|Homeric Greek:||γέντο||vb.aor.3.sg||he grasped||RPN|
|Greek:||γέμω||vb||to be full||RPN|
Key to Part-of-Speech/Grammatical feature abbreviations:
Key to information Source codes (always with 'LRC' as editor):
|LRC||=||Linguistics Research Center, University of Texas, Austin|
|RPN||=||Allan R. Bomhard: Reconstructing Proto-Nostratic (2002)|