Q. Yavannildi coll. “Maidens of Yavanna”

Q. Yavannildi, coll. “Maidens of Yavanna”

Elvish women who were devotees of Yavanna and learned the secret of crafting lembas (PM/404). The initial element of this name is Yavanna and the second element may be a feminized form of the suffix -(n)dil “friend”, as in (ᴹQ.) nilde “female friend”, or perhaps the plural of the feminine agental suffix -ldë².

References ✧ PM/404; PMI

Glosses

Elements

Yavanna “Giver of Fruits, (lit.) Fruit-gift”
ᴹQ. nilde “friend (f.)”

Cognates