Ilk. alch n. “swan”

Ilk. alch n. “swan”

An Ilkorin word for “swan” derived from primitive ᴹ✶alkwā (Ety/ÁLAK). This word is a good example of how voiceless stops became spirants after liquids and voiceless stops in Ilkorin.

Reference ✧ Ety/ÁLAK ✧ “swan”

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Derivations

Phonetic Developments

ᴹ✶alk-wā > alch [alkwā] > [alkwa] > [alxwa] > [alxa] > [alx] ✧ Ety/ÁLAK