A Doriathrin noun meaning “star”, a simple derivative of the root ᴹ√EL (Ety/EL).
- ᴹ√EL “star, starry sky” ✧ Ety/EL; Ety/EL
Development Stages Sources ᴹ√EL > el [el] ✧ Ety/EL
Conceptual Development: This word is nearly identical to earlier Gnomish Cwenn “Elf” before Tolkien revised the phonological history of the Noldorin language so that [[on|[kw] became [p]]].
- Dan. cwenda “Elf” ✧ Ety/KWEN(ED)
Development Stages Sources ᴹ✶kwenedē > cwend [kwenedē] > [kwenede] > [kwende] > [kwend] ✧ Ety/KWEN(ED)
A Doriathrin noun for “sky” derived from the root ᴹ√ƷEL (Ety/ƷEL), probably from a primitive form ✱✶ʒellē [ɣellē] based on its cognates. It is a clear example of how [[ilk|initial [ɣ] became [g]]] in Ilkorin.
- ᴹQ. helle “sky” ✧ Ety/ƷEL
- ᴹ√ƷEL “sky” ✧ Ety/ƷEL
Development Stages Sources ᴹ√ƷEL > gell [ɣellē] > [ɣelle] > [gelle] > [gell] ✧ Ety/ƷEL