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ᴱQ. mairu n. “(horse) mane, flowing hair; charger” (Category: Horse (generic))

⚠️ᴱQ. mairu, n. “(horse) mane, flowing hair; charger” (Category: Horse (generic))

A noun in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s under the early root ᴱ√MAẎA, with the gloss “horse” in parenthesis marked with a “?”, followed by the gloss “mane, flowing hair” (QL/60). In the Poetic and Mythological Words of Eldarissa it was glossed “mane; charger”. In the contemporaneous Gnomish Lexicon, ᴱQ. mairo was given as the cognate of G. †mair “horse” (GL/56).

References ✧ GL/56; PME/60; QL/60





Phonetic Developments

ᴱ√MAẎA > ‽mairu [maðʲrū] > [maðʲru] > [majru] > [mairu] ✧ QL/60