Ilk. cwên n. “small gull, petrel, sea-bird” (Category: Gull, Petrel)
A noun meaning “small gull, petrel, sea-bird” derived from primitive ᴹ✶kwǣnē (EtyAC/KWǢ, PE22/32), an example of how primitive [ǣ] became [ē] in Ilkorin. In the Etymologies, this word was marked as Ilkorin (EtyAC/KWǢ), while in Tolkien’s description of the “Fëanorian Alphabet”, it was marked as Falathrin (PE22/32).
References ✧ EtyAC/KWǢ; PE22/32
|ᴹ✶kwǣ-nē > cwēn||[kwǣnē] > [kwǣne] > [kwēne] > [kwēn]||✧ EtyAC/KWǢ|