Ilk. gell n. “sky”

Ilk. gell n. “sky”

A Doriathrin noun for “sky” derived from the root ᴹ√ƷEL (Ety/ƷEL), probably from a primitive form *✶ʒellē [ɣellē] based on its cognates. It is a clear example of how initial [ɣ] became [g] in Ilkorin.

Reference ✧ Ety/ƷEL ✧ Dor. gell “sky”

Cognates

Derivations

Phonetic Developments

ᴹ√ƷEL > gell [ɣellē] > [ɣelle] > [gelle] > [gell] ✧ Ety/ƷEL