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ᴹQ. nelle n. “brook” (Category: Brook, Stream, River)

ᴹQ. nellë, n. “brook, *stream” (Category: Brook, Stream, River)
ᴱQ. wereven(da) “winding rill”

A noun in The Etymologies of the 1930s glossed “brook” derived from primitive ᴹ✶nenle (Ety/NEN), where the ancient nl became ll (PE19/47).

Reference ✧ Ety/NEN ✧ “brook”


Phonetic Developments

ᴹ✶nen-le > nelle [nenle] > [nelle] ✧ Ety/NEN

ᴱQ. wente n. “brook, small river” (Category: Brook, Stream, River)

A noun given the cognate of G. gwent “brook, small river” in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s as a derivative of the root ᴱ√gu̯et (GL/46). Tolkien seems to have revised the primitive form to u̯et and the Qenya form to vente.

References ✧ GL/46





Phonetic Developments

ᴱ√gwed² > wente [gʷentē] > [gʷente] > [wente] ✧ GL/46

ᴱQ. wenda n. “brook” (Category: Brook, Stream, River)

A noun given as ’wenda “brook” in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s derived from the root ᴱ√GWEÐE (QL/103).

Reference ✧ QL/103 ✧ ’wenda “brook”

Element In


Phonetic Developments

ᴱ√GWEÐE > ’wenda [gʷenðā] > [gʷenða] > [gʷenda] > [wenda] ✧ QL/103