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ᴹQ. hwinde n. “eddy, whirlpool” (Category: Whirlpool)

ᴹQ. hwindë, n. “eddy, whirlpool” (Category: Whirlpool)

A noun in The Etymologies of the 1930s glossed “eddy, whirlpool” derived from the root ᴹ√SWIN “whirl, eddy” (Ety/SWIN) and the name of the tengwa o (EtyAC/SWES, SWIN). This tengwa also had the name hwinde “eddy” in The Feanorian Alphabet of the 1930s (PE22/22). In The Lord of the Rings Appendix E, it was called hwesta sindarinwa (LotR/1123).

References ✧ Ety/SWIN; EtyAC/SWES, SWIN; PE22/22


Element In



Phonetic Developments

ᴹ√SWIN > hwinde [swinde] > [w̥inde] ✧ Ety/SWIN