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ᴹQ. yáwe n. “ravine, cleft, gully” (Category: Ravine, Pass)

ᴹQ. yáwë, n. “ravine, cleft, gully” (Category: Ravine, Pass)
ᴱQ. falqua “(mountain) pass, ravine, cliff, cleft”
ᴱQ. fásë “gulf, gap”
ᴱQ. cirmë “cleft, gully”

A noun in The Etymologies of the 1930s glossed “ravine, cleft, gully” derived from primitive ᴹ✶yagwē (Ety/YAG). As published in The Lost Road, this word was glossed “ravine, cleft, gulf”, but Carl Hostetter and Patrick Wynne corrected this to “ravine, cleft, gully” in their Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies (EtyAC/YAG).

References ✧ Ety/YAG; EtyAC/YAG





Phonetic Developments

ᴹ✶yagwē > yáwe [jagwē] > [jaɣwē] > [jāwē] > [jāwe] ✧ Ety/YAG