Ad. #yad- v. (biconsonantal-verb) “to go”

Ad. #yad- v. (biconsonantal-verb) “to go”

A verb appearing in the Lament of Akallabêth in the form ayadda “(it) went” (SD/247, VT24/12). Its initial element is the 3rd persons neuter plural suffix a- “it”. This leaves the basic verb form yadda, which is the past tense according to the theories used here.

Conceptual Development: It appeared in the form yadda in the first draft version of the Lament, and this form was also briefly considered as a replacement for unakkha “he-came” in the first sentence of the Lament (SD/312).

References ✧ SD/247, 312; VT24/12

Changes

Inflections

ayadda 3rd-sg-neut past “went” ✧ SD/247
ayadda 3rd-sg-neut past “it went” ✧ VT24/12
yadda past   ✧ SD/312
yadda past   ✧ SD/312

Element In