N. Orchelanath pn.

N. Orchelanath, pn.

A name of unclear function appearing in linguistic notes from the 1930s along with variants and Orchallamath and Orchalammoth (EtyAC/KHAL², MBAT(H); PE22/41). It might be a combination of orchal “tall” and amath “shield”, but the second element was rejected.

References ✧ EtyAC/KHAL², MBAT(H); PE22/41



orchal “superior, eminent, lofty” ✧ Ety/KHAL² (orchel)
amath “shield” ✧ EtyAC/MBAT(H) (amath)
ᴹ√KHAL “uplift, erect, lift from ground, (make) stand up” ✧ EtyAC/MBAT(H) (KHAL)