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G. cwathli n. “plume, spray, tassel” (Category: Feather)

⚠️G. cwathli, n. “plume, spray, tassel” (Category: Feather)
ᴺS. !pesson “plume, (great) feather”

A noun appearing as cwathli “plume, spray, tassel” in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s, related to G. cwas- “wag, shake, flap” (GL/28) and thus almost certainly derived from the early root ᴱ√QASA which likewise was the basis for “shake” and “plume” words (QL/76). It appeared as cwathil “a plume” on a different page of the Gnomish Lexicon (GL/28).

References ✧ GL/28, 34, 64




#gwathil soft-mutation; c-mutation ✧ GL/34; GL/64


ᴱ√QASA “*shake”
#-li “noun suffix” ✧ GL/28 (#-li)

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