Dan. Dior m.

⚠️Dan. Dior m.

In The Etymologies from the 1930s, Tolkien first marked the name Dior as both Doriathrin and Ossiriandic (EtyAC/NDEW). He then changed the name so that it was only Doriathrin, perhaps because the diphthong [io] did not appear until very late in Ossiriandic.

Reference ✧ EtyAC/NDEW ✧ Oss. Dior


Phonetic Developments

ᴹ✶ndeuro > Dior [ndeurō] > [ndeur] > [deur] > [deor] > [dior] ✧ EtyAC/NDEW