Q. ?elp- v. “to anoint” (Category: Oil)
An element in a (rejected) translation of “Christ” in Quenya prayers of the 1950s: Elpino (VT44/15). It might mean “anoint” as suggested by Wynne, Smith and Hostetter as a derivative of √LIP “oil”, but this is rather speculative.
Reference ✧ VT44/15 ✧ “anoint”