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ᴺS. [N.] ^lorn adj. “asleep” (Category: to Sleep; Sleep)

ᴺS. [N.] ^lorn, adj. “asleep” [vetted by HSD] (Category: to Sleep; Sleep)
See N. lhorn² for discussion.

N. lhorn² adj. “asleep”

An adjective appearing as N. lhorn “asleep” in The Etymologies of the 1930s, cognate to ᴹQ. lorna, derived from the root ᴹ√LOR “sleep” (EtyAC/LOS). Tolkien deleted this form when he revised the root to ᴹ√LOS.

Neo-Sindarin: I’d restore this word as ᴺS. lorn “asleep”, since I retain the connection between the root √LOR and sleep; see the entry on √(O)LOR for further discussion.

Reference ✧ EtyAC/LOS ✧ lhorn “asleep”



Phonetic Developments

ᴹ√LOR > lhorn [lorna] > [lorn] > [l̥orn] ✧ EtyAC/LOS