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Q. nonda n. “hand especially in (?clutching)” (Category: Hand)

Q. nonda, n. “hand especially in (?clutching)” (Category: Hand)

A word for “hand especially in (?clutching)” appearing only in draft notes on Eldarin Hands, Fingers and Numerals from the late 1960s derived from primitive ✶dond(a) with assimilation of the initial d to the later nasal n (VT47/23 note #25). A more usual word for “closed or grasping hand” is Q. quár(ë).

Reference ✧ VT47/23 ✧ “hand especially in (?clutching)”



Phonetic Developments

dond(a) > nonda [donda] > [nonda] ✧ VT47/23