N. cuin adj. “alive” (Category: to Live; Living; Life)
- N. cuin, adj. “alive” (Category: to Live; Living; Life)
- G. cuilog “alive, lively”
- G. laug “(of plants) alive, having sap, green, vigorous”
An adjective for “alive” in The Etymologies of the 1930s based on the root ᴹ√KUY “come to life, awake” (Ety/KUY).
Conceptual Development: In the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s Tolkien had G. cuib “alive” (GL/27) and in Early Noldorin Word-lists of the 1920s Tolkien had ᴱN. cuif (cuiv-) “alive” (PE13/141).
Reference ✧ Ety/KUY ✧ “alive”
- ᴺS. ^cuinas “vitality, liveliness”
|ᴹ√KUY > cuin
||[kujna] > [kuina] > [kuin]
|| ✧ Ety/KUY
ᴱN. cuif (cuiv-) adj. “alive” (Category: to Live; Living; Life)
See N. cuin
References ✧ PE13/141