Q. [ᴹQ.] hiswa [þ], adj. “grey (?in weather), *foggy, *overcast”


ᴹQ. hiswa [þ] adj. “grey (?in weather), *foggy, *overcast”

This word is glossed “grey” in the Etymologies, but perhaps means “*foggy, overcast”, since Sindarin cognate hethw means “foggy, obscure, vague” and related noun hiswë means “fog”. @@@

Reference ✧ Ety/KHIS.021 ✧ “grey”

Elements

hiswe “fog”
*-a “adjectival suffix”

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Derivations