ᴹQ. Solonyeldi coll. “*Surf Singers”

ᴹQ. Solonyeldi, coll. “*Surf Singers”

Proper Quenya form of the name of the Sea Elves in Silmarillion drafts from the 1930s: ᴹT. Soloneldi, though only the Telerin form appeared in the tales (LR/214). The Quenya form appeared only in The Etymologies, where it was given as compound of solor “surf” and nyello “singer” (Ety/NYEL, SOL).

See Q. Falmari for further discussion.

References ✧ Ety/NYEL, SOL; LRI/Soloneldi


solor “surf” ✧ Ety/SOL
nyello “singer”
ᴹ√SOL “*surf” ✧ Ety/NYEL
ᴹ√NYEL “ring, sing, give out a sweet sound” ✧ Ety/NYEL; Ety/SOL


ᴱQ. Solosimpe pn. “Shore Piper”

Name for the third tribe of Elves (later called the Teleri) in the earliest Lost Tales (LT1/16). In the Qenya Lexicon from the 1910s it is glossed “Shore Piper” and given as a combination of solor “surf, surge” and some derivative of the root ᴱ√SIPI “whistle, pipe” (QL/35, 85).

See Q. Falmari for further discussion.

References ✧ GL/32, 67, 73; LBI/Solosimpi; LT1/22, 50, 61; LT1A/Solosimpi; LT1I/Solosimpi; LT2I/Solosimpi; PE14/9; PE15/7; PME/84-85; QL/35, 84-85; SM/13, 85-86; SMI/Soloneldi, Solosimpi






Solosimpi plural   ✧ GL/32; GL/73; LBI/Solosimpi; LT1/22; LT1/61; LT1I/Solosimpi; LT2I/Solosimpi; PE15/7; SMI/Soloneldi
Solosimpi plural “Pipers of the Marge” ✧ GL/67
Solosimpi plural “Shoreland Pipers” ✧ LT1/50; LT1A/Solosimpi; SMI/Solosimpi
Solosimpi plural “Shoreland pipers” ✧ PE14/9
Solosimpi plural “Shoreland-pipers” ✧ QL/85
Solosimpi plural “Shoreland Pipers, Foam-riders” ✧ SM/13
Solosimpi plural “pipers of the shores” ✧ SM/85
Solosimpi plural   ✧ SM/86


solor “surf, surge; wavebreak, coast” ✧ LT1A/Solosimpi; QL/85
ᴱ√SIPI “whistle, pipe” ✧ LT1A/Solosimpi