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ᴱQ. hempa n. “cord” (Category: Rope, Cord)

A noun appearing as ᴱQ. hempa “cord” in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s under the early root ᴱ√HEPE “bind” (QL/40).

Neo-Sindarin: In Tolkien’s later writings √KHEP meant “keep”, but I think it could still be the basis for ᴺQ. hempa “cord”.

Reference ✧ QL/40 ✧ “cord”



Phonetic Developments

ᴱ√HEPE > hempa [xempā] > [xempa] > [hempa] ✧ QL/40