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From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Monday, January 21, 2002, 7:16
Michael Proxon wrote:
>In The Silmarillion Appendix, entry gûl: >"...this word was derived from the same ancient stem ngol- that appears in >Noldor..." >Presumably the phoneme represented here by ng is the final sound in "sing" >, >the IPA symbol being the "n with a tail"(i.e., one sound, not two as in >"finger" (fing-ger) >Mike > > Where do you find Black Speech _guul_ "magic" from? > Andreas
I'm quite positive that this entry refers to the Sindarin word "gu^l", not to the Black Speech one. In any case, that intial ng- stands stands for [Ng] like in "finger" - in the Etymologies it's written with "N-tilde G O L". Andreas _________________________________________________________________ Send and receive Hotmail on your mobile device:


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