ᴹQ. tumpo n. “hump, lump” (Category: Mound, Pile)
A noun in The Etymologies of the 1930s glossed “hump” derived from the root ᴹ√TUMPU of the same meaning (Ety/TUMPU). It is a later iteration of tunt (tump-) “lump” from the Declension of Nouns of the early 1930s (PE21/27).
Conceptual Development: Possible earlier precursors include ᴱQ. tupse “lump, knob” from Early Noldorin Word-lists of the 1920s (PE13/154) and ᴱQ. kumpo “pile” from the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s (QL/49).
References ✧ Ety/TUMPU; PE21/27
|tumpin||nominative plural||✧ PE21/27|
|tumpulin||nominative plural||✧ PE21/27|
|ᴹ√TUMPU > tumpo||[tumpu] > [tumpo]||✧ Ety/TUMPU|
Reference ✧ PE13/154 ✧ “lump, knob”
References ✧ QL/49
|ᴱ√KUMU > kumpo||[kumpō] > [kumpo]||✧ QL/49|
|ᴱ√KUPU > kumpo||[kumpō] > [kumpo]||✧ QL/49|