ᴹQ. Endien pn. “Midyear (week)”

⚠️ᴹQ. Endien, pn. “Midyear (week)”
Q. enderi “middle-days”

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

Glosses

Elements

ende “centre, middle, core”
yén “year” ✧ Ety/YEN
ᴹ√(E)NED “centre, middle” ✧ Ety/YEN (ÉNED)

Cognates


ᴱQ. austalende n. “mid-summer’s day”

References ✧ PME/33; QL/33

Glosses

Elements

austa “(high) summer” ✧ QL/33
kalende “festival, a special day”

Derivations

Phonetic Developments

ᴱ✶austakalende > austalende [austakalende] ? [austalende] ✧ QL/33