December 2020

Select Primitive Elvish Roots: DAL-ÐOTO

DAL “bottom, ground; [ᴹ√] flat”

This root first appeared in The Etymologies of the 1930s as ᴹ√DAL with the gloss “flat” and various derivatives of similar meaning (Ety/DAL). It reappeared again in later notes as √DAL “bottom, ground” written in the late 1950s or early 1960s (PE17/150). In both places, it had a variant form √LAD of similar meaning.

*Henka Menelya Autas

conjunction

Silindo yo Lumbar, i *randu, uo tarnet noa lómisse rongo apa andúne. I *ótarie rie nemestea né, an naitie Lumbar mene os Anar  lári *lindóre ambela Silindo, ananta lieron úme rinke hententa i randu i nemnet ve erinqua ankalima tinwe. Quelli navir sa véla autas virinye i Veltehem Eleno nyarnanna.

I menel lumba né noa andúnes sinome yasse oian, epetai lá enke men kenei ótarie, mal utúvien vanima emma karina *palantillanen. Ara Silindo i *rando *ránar kanta kénime: Europa, Ganymede, Io ar Callisto, ta ara Lumbar i *rána Titan.

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