ᴱ√NEME root. “*sew”
An unglossed root in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s with derivatives like ᴱQ. nelma “needle” and ᴱQ. neme- “sew” (QL/65). There are no indications that this root had such a meaning in Tolkien’s later writing.
Reference ✧ QL/65