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N. gem adj. “sickly” (Category: Sick; Sickness)

N. gem, adj. “sickly” (Category: Sick; Sickness)
G. cwanc “sickly, poorly, seedy”

An adjective for “sickly” in The Etymologies of the 1930s from the root ᴹ√GENG-WA “sick” (Ety/GENG-WĀ), where the ancient cluster ngw became mb as usual in Noldorin and Sindarin.

Reference ✧ Ety/GENG-WĀ ✧ “sickly”

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Phonetic Developments

ᴹ√GENG-WĀ > gemb > gem [geŋgwā] > [gembā] > [gemba] > [gemb] > [gemb] > [gemm] > [gem] ✧ Ety/GENG-WĀ