yu- or yú- prefix "twi-" or "both" (VT45:13, VT46:23, VT48:20; see yualë, yúcalë, yurasta below). According to PE14:84, yú can function independently as the adverb "twice".
prefix. both, both, [ᴱQ.] twice
- √YU “both, both, [ᴹ√] two” ✧ VT48/10
Development Stages Sources √yu- > yu- [ju-] ✧ VT48/10
yúyo noun? adv.? "both" (YŪ, VT48:10). Used adjectivally in yúyo má "both hands"; notice that the noun following yúyo receives no plural or dual marker.
- √YU “both, both, [ᴹ√] two”
- Q. mahtanë yúyo má véla “*wield both hands alike” ✧ VT49/10
- √WĀ/AWA “away (from); go (away), depart, pass away, move (from speaker); before (of time), ago, away (from); go (away), depart, pass away, move (from speaker); before (of time), ago; [ᴹ√] forth, out” ✧ PE22/168
Development Stages Sources √awa > auta [auta] ✧ PE22/168
ago, once, in the past