G+ LoME Archive
Apr 02, 2016 (16:14)
A further thought about Tolkien's apparent temporary elimination of special case mutations in the Noldorin branch after 1930 (immediately pre-Etym or alongside): beside
ÑGOLOD 'the Gnome' PE22:034 and
NDOR 'the land' PE22:033, I remembered something else:
Gail Luithien heb
, despite MBARA omnipresent since the Gnomish Lexicon!
Apr 02, 2016 (21:01)
might also qualify, and
if Tolkien hadn't changed the stems to mere D- and M-. Could this be analogical? I think
have been discussed somewhere, as I get the feeling I wasn't the original one to point them out. I do recall that Roman Rausch pointed out analogical
in PE13:161 alongside the correct forms, and how PE11:8 mentions "words that have still preserved their true initial
nd, mb, ng
gail Luithien heb Eglavar
, I wonder if there will be a variant in the draft of the poem. Dr. Fimi mentioned in the Twitter previews that it reads "Luthien he saw as a Fay from Fayland". Will
"star" be a different word? It would be nice if some of the Noldorin is different.
Apr 02, 2016 (21:46)
No explicit about
since the Etym. Except apparently
pointing at NDOL still.