N. Golovir pn. “Silmaril, (lit.) *Noldo-jewel”

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

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Variations

Changes

Elements

Golodh “one of the wise folk, Gnome” ✧ Ety/ÑGOLOD
mîr “jewel, precious thing, treasure” soft-mutation ✧ Ety/MIR

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Derivations

Phonetic Developments

ᴹ√MIR > Golovir [ŋgolodomire] > [golodomire] > [goloðomire] > [goloðomir] > [goloðmir] > [golomir] > [golovir] ✧ Ety/ÑGOLOD