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Old Noldorin Words


abōro n. “refuser, one who does not go forth”
alpha n. “swan”
ammale n. “yellow bird, ‘yellow hammer’”
ammalinde n. “yellow bird, ‘yellow hammer’”
*anda n. “long”
andatektha n. “long-mark”
ango n. “grandchild, descendant”
anu n. “a male (person or animal)”
appharkha adj.
aran n. “king”
awarta- v. “to forsake, abandon”
Bala n. “Power, God”
Balane n. “Power, God (f.)”
Balano n. “Power, God (m.)”
barada adj. “steep”
baraha adj. “hot, burning”
barane adj. “brown, swart, dark brown”
bata n. “beaten track, pathway”
battha- v. “to trample”
-be suf. “infinitive”
belda adj. “strong”
beleka adj. “mighty, huge, great”
belle n. “strength”
benno n. “man”
berina adj. “bold, brave”
bertha- v. “to be bold”
besse n. “wife”
bioro n. “follower, vassal”
boron adj. and n. “steadfast; trusty man, faithful vassal”
branda adj. “lofty, noble, fine”
brasse n. “white heat”
bron- v. “to last, endure, survive”
brūna adj. “that has long endured, old”
buia- v. “to serve, follow”
dalma n. “palm of hand”
#danta- v.
dîr n. “adult male, man (elf/mortal/other speaking race)”
doume n. “night-time, gloom”
*el n. “sky”
Eledrīna adj. and n. “of the Elves, Elvish”
elle n. “sky”
elwa adj. “(pale) blue”
elyanme n. “rainbow, (lit.) sky-bridge”
*et- pref. “out”
etled- v. “to go abroad”
etledro n. “exile”
etlenna adj. “exiled”
gaia n. “dread”
#gala- v. “to grow”
*gampa n. “hook”
gampasse n. “s-sign”
gērrha adj. “dreadful”
glaibe n. “salve”
#gondo n.
hwesta n. “puff, breath, breeze”
hyūle n. “cry of encouragement in battle”
#i article.
inpanta adj. “aged, having lived long”
kama n. “helmet”
kamba n. “hand”
kanse ?
katwe adj. “shaped, formed”
kelepe n. “silver”
khalla adj. “noble, exalted”
kheleha n. “glass”
khēro n. “master”
khiril n. “lady”
klōra adj. “brilliant”
kukua n. “dove”
kūma n. “void”
laika adj. “keen”
*-le suf. “abstract ending”
led- v. “to fare”
-lin suf. “many”
līre n. “row, range”
litthe n. “sand”
*losse n. “snow”
lumba adj. “weary”
maga n. “hand”
magna adj. “skilled, clever”
magra adj. “good”
maiga adj. “soft, pliant”
maige n. “dough”
maite adj. “handy, skilled”
malda n. “gold (as metal)”
malina adj. “yellow”
malo n. “pollen, yellow powder”
map- v. “to seize, take away by force”
mat- v.
mattha- v. “to stroke, feel, handle”
mbar n. “home”
mīre n. “jewel, precious thing, treasure”
mirya adj. “precious”
n. “hand”
muina adj. “dear”
nadhr n. “rat”
nara- v. “to tell a story”
*narna n. “tale, saga”
ndagno n. “slain (as noun), corpse”
ndair n. “bridegroom”
ndak- v. “to slay”
ndakro n. “slaughter, battle”
ndīs n. “bride”
ndissa n. “young woman”
-ndo n. “*agental suffix”
ndōko n. “warrior, soldier”
ndolo n. “head”
nele (nelek-) n. “tooth”
nestak- v. “to insert, stick in”
ñgoe n. “thigh”
ngolodo n. “one of the wise folk, Gnome”
ngurtu n. “death”
nguru n. “death”
ni pron. “I”
n. “woman”
nidwa¹ n. “bolster, cushion”
nidwa² adj. “bruised, scarred, hurt”
nikthe ?
nitse ?
nuhina adj. “wise, sensible”
nui n. “lament”
*nūre n.
*nūro n.
nurra n. “[ǝ]”
-o suf. “old partitive”
olo n. “dream”
*or prep. “above”
or- v. “to rise”
orkhalla adj. “superior”
orko n. “goblin”
oroto n. “mountain”
orta- v. “to raise”
paine n. “small gull, petrel”
pano n. “plank, fixed board (especially in a floor)”
panta adj. “full”
parkha adj. “dry”
parma n. “book”
partha- v. “to arrange, compose”
pathwa n. “level place, sward”
pattha adj. “smooth”
pele n. “fenced field”
pelthaksa n. “pivot”
pentro n. “reciter, minstrel”
persa- v. “to affect, concern”
phaire n. “radiance”
phalsa- v. “to foam”
phantur n.
phasta n. “shaggy hair”
phauka adj. “thirsty”
phelga n. “cave”
phenda n. “threshold”
pheren n. “beech-tree”
pherna n. “mast”
phinde n. “skill”
phinya adj. “skillful”
phuia- v. “to feel disgust at, abhor”
pika n. “small spot, dot”
pikina adj. “tiny”
pōre n. “fist”
poto n. “animal’s foot”
puia- v. “to spit”
ragme n. “fathom”
ragna adj. “crooked”
randa n. “cycle, age (100 Valian Years)”
ranko n. “arm”
rattha n. “course, river-bed”
rauda adj. “hollow, cavernous”
rauta n. “metal”
rīge n. “crown”
rimba adj. “frequent, numerous”
rimbe n. “crowd, host”
ringe adj. “cold”
rista- v. “rend, rip”
*-ro pref. “agental suffix”
n. “lion”
romba n. “horn, trumpet”
rōna n. “east”
rosta- v. “to hollow out, excavate”
rūma n. “loud sound, trumpet-sound”
runda n. “club”
ruska adj. “brown”
russe n. “polished metal”
sagma n. “poison”
salape n. “herb, green food plant”
salpha n. “liquid food, soup, broth”
sīre n. “river”
sirya- v. “flow”
skhalia- v. “to screen”
skhalla adj. “veiled, hidden, shadowed, shady”
skhalta- v. “to strip”
skhapa n. “shoe”
skhella adj. “naked”
*skhelta- v. “to strip” see skhalta-
snȳma n. “noose, snare”
sōba n. “juice”
sphanga n. “beard”
sphara- v. “to hunt”
spharasse n. “hunt(ing)”
sphinde n. “lock of hair”
sphindele n. “(braided) hair”
*-sse suf. “abstract ending”
sthabro n. “carpenter, wright, builder”
sthabrondo n. “carpenter, wright, builder”
sthalga adj. “stalwart, steady, firm”
sthamne n. “room, chamber”
sthanka adj. “cleft, split”
stharna adj. “sapless, stiff, rigid, withered”
sthinta adj. “short”
sulkha n. “root (especially as edible)”
tankla n. “clasp, brooch”
targa adj. “tough, stiff”
tarsa n. “trouble”
tegma n. “letter”
*tektha n. “mark”
-thā suf. “future suffix”
thele n. “sister”
thintha- v. “to fade”
thlaiwa adj. “sick, sickly, ill”
thlīwe n. “sickness”
thoron n. “eagle”
tlāta adj. “sloping”
adv. “thither”
tōra adj. “lofty”
toron n. “brother”
tre- pref. “through” see trī
trebat- v. “to traverse”
trenar- v. “to recount, tell to the end”
trenārna n. “account, tale”
trī prep. “through”
tūgo n. “muscle, sinew; vigour, physical strength”
tuio- v. “to swell”
tūka adj. “thick, fat”
tul- v.
tulugme n. “support, prop”
ūba- v. “to brood on, ponder”
uia n. “envelope”
*uigo adj. “everlasting”
wa- pref. “together”
waide n. “bond, troth, compact, oath”
wanūre n. “kinswoman”
wanūro n. “kinsman”
war- v. “to betray, cheat”
wasse n. “stain”
watha n. “shade”
wathel n. “sister, associate”
wator n. “brother”
watta- v. “to soil, stain”
watte n. “a stain”
weda n. “bond”
-wega suf. “masculine name”
*wende n. “maiden”
winda- v. “to fade, to have evening approach”
wōra adj. “soiled, dirty”
yaiwe n. “mocking, scorn”
#yanme n. “bridge”
yanta- v. “to give”
yur- v. “to run”
yura n. “course”
yūta- v. “to hint”