January 29, 2012


rmi lam:

What could be the etymology of rmi lam (honourifics: mnal/gzims lam) “dream”? It is clear that that rmi is  derived from rmi ba “to dream” and lam means “path, way, course, alley.” Perhaps “alley of sleep”? We also come across its synonym gnyid lam, which clearly suggests “sleep-path.”

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