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ᴱQ. kandóla n. “crown of head” (Category: Forehead)

A word appearing as ᴱQ. kandóla “crown of head” in a list of body-parts from the 1920s, an elaboration of ᴱQ. nóla which likewise could mean “crown of head” (PE14/117), but elsewhere generally meant “head” or “hill” (QL/67). The initial element of candóla is probably from ᴱ√KASA “head”.

Neo-Quenya: As the basic elements continued to appear in later versions of Quenya, I would retain this word as ᴺQ. candóla “crown of head” for purposes of Neo-Quenya, with kas-ndōlā > candóla, because sn > zn > nn after which the long cluster nnd reduced to nd.

Reference ✧ PE14/117 ✧ “crown of head”


nóla “summit, head, top (only used of mountains etc.); (round) hill; crown of head” ✧ PE14/117