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ᴹQ. hiswa [þ] adj. “grey”

ᴹQ. hiswa [þ], adj. “grey [of weather], *foggy, overcast; ⚠️[ᴱQ.] dim, fading”
This word is glossed “grey” in the Etymologies, but perhaps means “*foggy, overcast”, since Sindarin cognate hethw means “foggy, obscure, vague” and related noun hiswë means “fog”. @@@

Reference ✧ Ety/KHIS ✧ “grey”

Elements

hiswe “fog”
#-a “adjectival suffix”

Cognates

Derivations


ᴱQ. hiswa adj. “dim, fading”

References ✧ PME/40; QL/40

Glosses

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Phonetic Developments

ᴱ√HISI > hiswa [xiswā] > [xiswa] > [hiswa] ✧ QL/40