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neld Reconstructed

cardinal. three

The Doriathrin number “three” attested only as an element in the word neldor “beech” = “three trunks” (Ety/NEL). Its cognates ᴹQ. nelde and N. neledh indicates a primitive form ✱✶neledē, which would have become Ilk. neld due to the Ilkorin syncope, as suggested by Helge Fauskanger (AL-Doriathrin/neldor).


  • ᴹQ. nelde “three” ✧ Ety/NEL


  • ᴹ√NELED “three” ✧ Ety/NEL

Element in

  • Ilk. neldor “beech” ✧ Ety/NEL

Phonetic Developments

ᴹ√NÉL-ED > neld[neledē] > [nelede] > [nelde] > [neld]✧ Ety/NEL
Doriathrin [Ety/NEL] Group: Eldamo. Published by