A noun for “swan” that developed from primitive ᴹ✶alkwā (Ety/ÁLAK). It is an example of how [[dan|[w] vanished after medial velars in Ossiriandic]] and of how [[dan|[a] broke into the diphthong [ea] before the liquid [l]]].
- ᴹQ. alqa “swan” ✧ Ety/ÁLAK
Development Stages Sources ᴹ✶alk-wā > ealc [alkwā] > [alkā] > [ealkā] > [ealk] ✧ Ety/ÁLAK