Ad. [ō] ‹ô›

Ad. [ō] ‹ô›

In Classical Adûnaic, [e] only appeared as a long vowel, having developed from the short primitive diphthongs ✶[ai] (SD/423).

References ✧ SD/423-424

Element In

Phonetic Development

Ad. short diphthongs [ai] and [au] monophthongized to [ē] and [ō] ō < ăŭ ✧ SD/423 (au > ō)
Ad. [ōu] and [ēi] became over-long [ō] and [ē] ō < ōu ✧ SD/424 (ÔU > Ô)