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ᴺS. [G.] ^irth n. “beak” (Category: Nose)

ᴺS. [G.] ^irth, n. “beak” (Category: Nose)
See G. irt for discussion.


G. irt n. “beak (of small birds)” (Category: Nose)

A noun appearing as G. irt⁽²⁾ “beak (of small birds)” in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s (GL/52), clearly based on the early root ᴱ√ᴵRTYᴵR “peck, prick” (QL/43). There was no irt⁽¹⁾.

Neo-Sindarin: For purposes of Neo-Sindarin, I would adapt this word as ᴺS. irth “beak” based on the Neo-Root ᴺ√IRIT; compare S. amarth < ✶(a)mbarta.

Reference ✧ GL/52 ✧ irt² “beak (of small birds)”

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