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Doriathrin

thingol

masculine name. Grey-wise
Doriathrin [Ety/KAL.081; Ety/THIN.026; LBI/Thingol.001; LBI/Tinwelint.006; LR/215.2705; LRI/Thingol.001; LT2/051.3001; LT2I/Thingol.001; LT2I/Tinwelint.006; PE21/60.0805; PE22/041.0405; RSI/Thingol.001; SMI/Thingol.001; TII/Thingol.001; WRI/Thingol.001] Group: Eldamo. Published by

thind

adjective. grey

An adjective for “grey” derived from primitive ᴹ✶thindi (Ety/THIN) because primitive final vowels vanished in Ilkorin.

Doriathrin [Ety/THIN.056] Group: Eldamo. Published by

hedhu

adjective. grey

A Doriathrin adjective for “grey” written heðu in The Etymologies, and derived from the primitive form ᴹ✶khithwa [kʰitʰwa] (Ety/KHIS). This word illustrates several interesting phonetic changes in Ilkorin.

  • The [i] became [e] before the final [a].
  • Both the : [kʰ-] > [x-] and [-tʰ-] > [-θ-].

Later the . Meanwhile the medial [-θ-] voiced to [-ð-] (“dh”).

  • Later the .
  • Meanwhile the medial [-θ-] voiced to [-ð-] (“dh”).
  • The primitive final [a] was lost.
  • Afterwards, the resulting final [w] became [u].

In most other Doriathrin words, a final [u] from [w] further developed into [o]; it is unclear why this change did not occur here.

Doriathrin [Ety/KHIS.029; EtyAC/KHIS.031] Group: Eldamo. Published by