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Middle Primitive Elvish


root. jut out, project

This root appeared in The Etymologies of the 1930s as both unstrengthened ᴹ√BUD “jut out” and strengthened ᴹ√MBUD “project”, the latter with derivatives like ᴹQ. mundo and N. bunn “snout, nose; cape [of land]”, as well as ᴹQ. andamunda/N. annabon “elephant, (lit.) long-snouted” (Ety/BUD, MBUD).


  • ᴹ✶mbundā “snouted” ✧ Ety/MBUD
    • N. bon(n) “snouted” ✧ Ety/MBUD
  • ᴹ✶mbundu “snout, nose; cape [of land]” ✧ Ety/MBUD
    • ᴹQ. mundo “snout, nose; cape [of land]” ✧ Ety/MBUD
    • N. bunn “snout, nose; cape [of land]” ✧ Ety/MBUD


  • BUD ✧ Ety/BUD
  • MBUD ✧ Ety/BUD; Ety/MBUD
Middle Primitive Elvish [Ety/BUD; Ety/MBUD] Group: Eldamo. Published by


root. jut out

Middle Primitive Elvish Group: Eldamo. Published by