Define:Seemetry

(Reguidit frae Cemetery)

ScotsEedit

 
Avenue wi linden in the seemetry bi Ringkøbing, Jutland, Denmark.

EtymologieEedit

Fae Middle Inglis simeterie[citation needit], fae Auld French cimetiere, fae Medeival Laitin cemeterium, fae Late Laitin coemeterium, fae Greek κοιμ-ητήριον (koimeterion, "sleepin room"[1]), fae koiman ("tae put tae sleep"), fae keimai ("A lie doon").[2]

PronunciationEedit

IPA(Whit's this?): /′simətri/[3]

NounEedit

Seemetry[3]

  1. a place whaur the remains o deid fowk ir buried.

Relatit termsEedit

  1. graveyaird, graveyard
  2. kirkyaird, kirkyard
  3. Define:yirdin-place, erding-place
  4. Define:burial (-grund), -(place)

ReferencesEedit

  1. κοιμητήριον. Liddell, Henry George; Scott, Robert; A Greek–English Lexicon at the Perseus Project
  2. "cemetery" (in Inglis). Online Etymology Dictionary.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Seemetry". Dictionar o the Scots Leid (in Inglis). Retrieved 5 October 2020.