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ᴹQ. #nornea adj. “*of oak” (Category: Oak)

ᴹQ. #nornëa, adj. “*of oak” (Category: Oak)

An adjectival form of ᴹQ. norno appearing in The Etymologies of the 1930s as an element in ᴹQ. lindornea “having many oak-trees” (Ety/DÓRON). Here the ancient initial d- was preserved in the compound, but would have become n- as an independent word.

Conceptual Development: ᴱQ. nornea “of oak” also appeared in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s as an adjectival form of ᴱQ. norne “oak-tree” (QL/67).

References ✧ Ety/DÓRON


#dornea suffix ✧ Ety/DÓRON


norno “oak”
#-a “adjectival suffix”

Element In


Phonetic Developments

ᴹ√DÓRON > #dornea [dornea] > [nornea] ✧ Ety/DÓRON

ᴱQ. nornea adj. “of oak” (Category: Oak)

See ᴹQ. #nornea for discussion.

Reference ✧ QL/67 ✧ “of oak”


norne “oak (tree), oak in general” ✧ QL/67
#-a “adjectival suffix” ✧ QL/67 (#-a)