ᴹQ. Hildi coll. “Mortal Men, (lit.) Followers”
References ✧ Ety/KHIL; EtyAC/TĀ; LR/72, 245; LRI; SD/401; SDI2/Hildi; TII; WJ/219; WJI/Hildor
|hildin||dative plural||“for Men”||✧ LR/72; LR/72|
|ᴹ√KHIL > hildi||[kʰildi] > [xildi] > [hildi]||✧ Ety/KHIL|
|ᴹ√KHIL > †χild||[kʰild] > [xild] > [hild]||✧ EtyAC/TĀ|
ᴱQ. Indi coll. “Men, Earth Dwellers”
A collective term for men appearing in the Qenya Lexicon from the 1910s meaning “Earth Dwellers” (QL/43), a derivative of the root ᴱ√IÐI (written IŘI in QL). It was also given as ᴱQ. ildi from the (rejected) root ᴱ√ḶÐḶ (QL/42), but this form was rejected.
References ✧ GL/50; LT2A/Idril; QL/42-43