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S. thurin, adj. “secret, hidden, guarded”
Reference ✧ UT/157.2201-1 ✧ Thurin “secret”
Ilk. thúren adj. “guarded, hidden”
An adjective meaning “guarded, hidden” derived from the root ᴹ√THUR (Ety/THUR). Most likely the primitive form was *✶thūrinā as suggested by Helge Fauskanger (AL-Ilkorin/thúren), where the short [i] became [e] preceding the final [a], before the final vowel vanished.
Conceptual Development: This word seems to be an element of the name Garthurian “Hidden Realm”. As such, a precursor might be the Gnomish word furion “secret, concealed” (GL/36) from the earlier versions of that name: G. Gar Furion or Gar Thurion “Secret Place”.
Reference ✧ Ety/THUR.009 ✧ “guarded, hidden”
|ᴹ√THUR > thúren||[tʰūrinā] > [tʰūrina] > [tʰūrena] > [θūrena] > [θūren]||✧ Ety/THUR.009|
G. furion adj. “secret, concealed, hidden”
|fur-||“to conceal; to lie”||✧ GL/36.4901; LT2A/Gar Thurion.026|
|*-(i)on||“adjectival suffix”||✧ GL/36.5001-2 (*-ion)|