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Q. laiquë n. “herb” (Category: Plant, Herb)

Q. laiquë, n. “herb” (Category: Plant, Herb)

A noun for “herb” appearing in Quenya Notes (QN) from 1957, a combination of the roots √LAY and √KWĒ (PE17/159). Tolkien specified that it was used for “anything green, but especially [herbs] as used for food”.

Reference ✧ PE17/159 ✧ “herb”


LAY “*be alive, flourish” ✧ PE17/159
KEW “new, fresh; anew, repeated; live of vegetables” ✧ PE17/159 (KEWE/KWĒ)

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