S. [Ilk.] ?thall, adj. “steep, falling steeply (of river)”


Ilk. thall adj. “steep, falling steeply (of river)”

An adjective meaning “steep, falling steeply (of river)” derived from primitive ᴹ✶stalrā (Ety/STAL). The initial [s] spirantalized the following [t] to [θ] (“th”), and the [lr] became [ll], as suggested by Helge Fauskanger (AL-Ilkorin/thall).

Reference ✧ Ety/STAL.004 ✧ “steep, falling steeply (of river)”

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Derivations

Phonetic Developments

ᴹ✶stalrā > thall [stalrā] > [stallā] > [stalla] > [θalla] > [θall] ✧ Ety/STAL.004