ᴺS. [N.] ^cúron n. “crescent moon” (Category: Moon)
A word appearing in The Etymologies of the 1930s as N. cûran “crescent moon”, a combination of N. cû “crescent” and N. Rhân “moon” < ᴹ✶Ranā (Ety/KUƷ, RAN). In The Etymologies as published in The Lost Road, Christopher Tolkien gave the form as cúran, but according to Carl Hostetter and Patrick Wynne the actual form was cûran (EtyAC/KUƷ).
References ✧ Ety/KUƷ; EtyAC/KUƷ
|cû||“arch, crescent”||✧ Ety/KUƷ|
|Rhân||“Moon”||soft-mutation||✧ Ety/KUƷ (ran)|