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Jan 17, 2015 (21:06)
I'm trying to make a Sindarin cognate for the Quenya word
. Taking it back to its root, it'd be KETH+TAA. I've been looking for an analogue to figure out how /θt/ would change through the ages, but I'm coming up empty. My intuition says this would become *
, but I'm not sure. Any thoughts?
Jan 17, 2015 (22:43)
on analogy of
Jan 17, 2015 (22:44)
We are probably yet to see a verb example including the suggested combination. For a sound-history of a noun,
p. 34 gives
"CE *kotʰtâ > *kottâ ([which became N]
Jan 17, 2015 (23:39)
I'm looking at the entry you mentioned, and it says (4.7) "
Then later, (4.8) "_t_ became
then later, (4.9) "_t_ disappeared before
So if you follow that line of reasoning, I guess that KETH+TAA would become the verb *
in Sindarin too. Thanks!