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Q. (a)nacca n. “narrows, defile, pass, cut” (Category: Ravine, Pass)

Q. (a)nacca, n. “narrows, defile, pass, cut” (Category: Ravine, Pass)
ᴹQ. axa “ravine, narrow path; edge”
ᴱQ. fingil “narrows, straits, gulf”
Q. rissë “?cleft, ravine”

A noun appearing in etymological notes from around 1964 (DD) with the glosses “narrows, defile, pass, cut” as a derivative of √NAKH “narrow, thin” (PE17/166).

Reference ✧ PE17/166 ✧ (a)nakka “narrows, defile, pass, cut”

Derivations

Phonetic Developments

NAKH > (a)nakka [nakʰka] > [nakkʰa] > [nakka] ✧ PE17/166