An adjective meaning “guarded, hidden” derived from the root ᴹ√THUR (Ety/THUR). Most likely the primitive form was ✱✶thūrinā as suggested by Helge Fauskanger (AL-Ilkorin/thúren), where the [[ilk|short [i] became [e] preceding the final [a]]], before the final vowel vanished.
adjective. guarded, hidden
- ᴹ√THUR “surround, fence, ward, hedge in, secrete” ✧ Ety/THUR
Word Gloss THUR “surround, fence, ward, hedge in, secrete” -en “adjectival suffix”
Development Stages Sources ᴹ√THUR > thúren [tʰūrinā] > [tʰūrina] > [tʰūrena] > [θūrena] > [θūren] ✧ Ety/THUR