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noun. back

A Doriathrin word for “back” explicitly marked as a noun (Ety/NDAN). Its primitive form might have been ✱✶ndān, so that the primitive long [[ilk|[ā] became [ō]]] and the [[ilk|initial nasal [n] was lost before the stop]] (as suggested by Helge Fauskanger, AL-Doriathrin/dôn).


  • ᴹ√(N)DAN “back, backwards” ✧ Ety/NDAN

Phonetic Developments

ᴹ√NDAN > dôn[ndān] > [ndōn] > [dōn]✧ Ety/NDAN
Doriathrin [Ety/NDAN] Group: Eldamo. Published by