A Doriathrin noun meaning “oak” derived from the primitive form ᴹ✶dóron[o] (Ety/DÓRON). The accent mark in the root indicated that the first syllable was stressed, thereby preventing the [[ilk|initial [dor-] from becoming [dr-]]]. The second [o] was lost, however, due to the Ilkorin syncope.
- ᴹQ. norno “oak” ✧ Ety/DÓRON; Ety/DÓRON
- ᴹ√DORON “oak” ✧ Ety/DÓRON
Development Stages Sources ᴹ√DÓRON > dorn [dorono] > [dorno] > [dorn] > [dorn] ✧ Ety/DÓRON