Ilk. tindum n. “(starry) twilight, starlight”

Ilk. tindum n. “(starry) twilight, starlight”

A noun meaning “(starry) twilight, starlight”, a combination of tim “star” and dûm “twilight” (Ety/DOMO, TIN), also appearing in its genitive form tinduma (Ety/THIN). Either the compound preserved the original [n] from tim < ᴹ✶tinmē, or the [n] reformed by assimilation to the [d].

References ✧ Ety/DOMO, THIN, TIN

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Tinduma genitive “Twilight” ✧ Ety/THIN

Elements

tim “spark, star” ✧ Ety/TIN
dûm “twilight” ✧ Ety/DOMO
ᴹ√TIN “sparkle, emit slender (silver pale) beams” ✧ Ety/DOMO; Ety/THIN
ᴹ√DOM “faint, dim” ✧ Ety/TIN

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