N. Golovir pn. “Silmaril, (lit.) *Noldo-jewel”
A Noldorin name for a ᴹQ. Silmaril appearing in The Etymologies from the 1930s (Ety/ÑGOLOD, MIR), a combination of Golodh “Noldo” and the lenited form of mîr “jewel”, with the dh lost because [ð] vanished before nasals in Noldorin.
Conceptual Development: This form was first written as (rejected) Golavir (EtyAC/MIR).
References ✧ Ety/MIR, ÑGOLOD; EtyAC/MIR
|Golodh||“one of the wise folk, Gnome”||✧ Ety/ÑGOLOD|
|mîr||“jewel, precious thing, treasure”||soft-mutation||✧ Ety/MIR|
|ᴹ√MIR > Golovir||[ŋgolodomire] > [golodomire] > [goloðomire] > [goloðomir] > [goloðmir] > [golomir] > [golovir]||✧ Ety/ÑGOLOD|