ᴹQ. Endien pn. “Midyear (week)”
A Mid-year week of holidays appearing in The Etymologies from the 1930s as a compound of ende “middle” and yén “year” (Ety/LEP, YEN). It also appeared in the early drafts of the Lord of the Rings appendices as an alternate name for Autumn (PM/135).
See Q. enderi for further discussion.
References ✧ Ety/LEP, YEN; PM/135
|ende||“centre, middle, core”|
|ᴹ√(E)NED||“centre, middle”||✧ Ety/YEN (ÉNED)|
ᴱQ. austalende n. “mid-summer’s day”
References ✧ PME/33; QL/33
|austa||“(high) summer”||✧ QL/33|
|kalende||“festival, a special day”|
|ᴱ✶austakalende > austalende||[austakalende] ? [austalende]||✧ QL/33|