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ᴺQ. [ᴱQ.] serma [þ] n. “string, ⚠️cord” (Category: Rope, Cord)

ᴺQ. [ᴱQ.] serma [þ], n. “string, ⚠️cord” (Category: Rope, Cord)
ᴱQ. tendl “string”
See ᴱQ. serma for discussion.


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

A word appearing as ᴱQ. serma “string, cord” in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s under the early root ᴱ√SERE [ÞERE] “twine, tie, bind” (QL/83).

Neo-Quenya: In Tolkien’s later writings √THER meant “sew”, but I think ᴺQ. serma can be salvaged if its use is limited to a smaller “string”.

Reference ✧ QL/83 ✧ “string, cord”


Phonetic Developments

ᴱ√SERE > serma [θermā] > [θerma] > [serma] ✧ QL/83