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Tamas Ferencz Jan 17, 2015 (22:49)

PE17:141 lists the root √NATH and the S derivative nathal "guest". A (tentative?) form nathlo is also given.
So can we suppose a Q form *naslon " guest"? And perhaps *nasya- "welcome, be hospitable to"?

ܤܡܝ ܦܠܕܢܝܘܤ Jan 18, 2015 (08:56)

I think –sl– would be unallowed in Quenya. helps us with *–ðl– but not with *–þl–.

ܤܡܝ ܦܠܕܢܝܘܤ Jan 18, 2015 (17:21)

When considering a suffix/element to combine with *nath-, one should obviously take care that the produced neoword would not be readable as meaning someone who is or tends to be kind/welcoming (cp. the -no agental nouns c. 1940) instead of someone who's unmistakably a target/recipient of the action.

If hatal is something which one flings/"a thing hurled" (cp. † ixal), then maybe *nasal would indicate sth (sb) that one welcomes/has welcomed.