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ᴱQ. #hotyo- v. “to sneeze” (Category: to Sneeze)

⚠️ᴱQ. #hotyo-, v. “to sneeze” (Category: to Sneeze)
ᴺQ. ^hotya- “to sneeze”

A verb appearing as ᴱQ. hotin “I sneeze” in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s with past tense hontye, derived from the early root ᴱ√HOTYO “sneeze” (QL/50); the verb stem is probably also hotyo-.

Neo-Quenya: I’d adapt this word as ᴺQ. hotya- “to sneeze” for purposes of Neo-Quenya, based on a Neo-Root ᴺ√HOT, but redefined as a ya-formative verb and hence with past tense *hotonye.

References ✧ QL/41


hontye past   ✧ QL/41
hotin present 1st-sg “I sneeze” ✧ QL/41


Phonetic Developments

ᴱ√HOTYO > hotin [xotʲin] > [xotin] > [hotin] ✧ QL/41