Ilk. †[ɣ]

Ilk. †[ɣ]

The voiced velar spirant [ɣ] appeared in Old Ilkorin, but no longer appeared in Ilkorin by the time of the wars of Beleriand, having developed into [g] initially (PE19/19) and vanishing medially (PE19/23).

References ✧ PE18/104; PE19/23


Element In

Phonetic Developments

ᴹ✶-kh- > -h- [-kʰ-] > [-x-] > [-ɣ-] ✧ PE19/23

Phonetic Development

Ilk. [ŋ] became [ɣ] between vowels and before [l], [r] VɣV < VŋV ✧ PE19/23 (-ŋ- > (ʒ))
Ilk. [ɣ] vanished ɣ > ø ✧ PE19/23 (-h- > -)