Ilk. ôr n. “blood” (Category: Blood)

Ilk. ôr n. “blood” (Category: Blood)

A noun for “blood” derived from the root ᴹ√YAR (Ety/YAR). Its cognates ᴹQ. yár and N. iâr indicates a primitive form *✶yār(ǝ) [jārǝ], where the vowel changed to [o] because of Ilkorin a-affection. Helge Fauskanger suggested instead that the primitive form was *✶yara because of the Quenya stem form yar-, with a lengthening of the vowel in the primitive monosyllabic form (AL-Ilkorin/ôr) @@@ examine further.

Reference ✧ Ety/YAR ✧ “blood”



Phonetic Developments

ᴹ√YAR > ôr [jārǝ] > [jār] > [jōr] > [ōr] ✧ Ety/YAR