Ilk. olg adj. “hideous, horrible”

Ilk. olg adj. “hideous, horrible”

An adjective meaning “hideous, horrible” derived from the root ᴹ√ULUG (Ety/ÚLUG). Its Telerin cognate ᴹT. ulga indicates a primitive form *✶ulgā, so that in the Ilkorin word the short [u] became [o] preceding the final [a] before that final vowel vanished.

Reference ✧ Ety/ÚLUG ✧ “hideous, horrible”



Phonetic Developments

ᴹ√ÚLUG > olg [ulgā] > [ulga] > [olga] > [olg] ✧ Ety/ÚLUG