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ᴺS. [N.] ^loch n. “ringlet” (Category: Hair (other))

ᴺS. [N.] ^loch, n. “ringlet” [vetted by HSD] (Category: Hair (other))
ᴺS. ^laus “ringlet”
See N. lhoch for discussion.

N. lhoch n. “ringlet” (Category: Hair (other))

A noun appearing as N. lhoch “ringlet” in The Etymologies of the 1930s under the root ᴹ√LOKH (Ety/LOKH).

Neo-Sindarin: Since the unvoicing of initial liquids did not occur in Sindarin, many people adapt this word as ᴺS. loch “ringlet” for purposes of Neo-Sindarin, as suggested in Hiswelókë’s Sindarin Dictionary (HSD).

Reference ✧ Ety/LOKH ✧ “ringlet”


Phonetic Developments

ᴹ✶lokko > lhoch [lokko] > [lokkʰo] > [loxxo] > [loxx] > [l̥oxx] > [l̥ox] ✧ Ety/LOKH