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ᴹQ. qéne n. “petrel” (Category: Gull, Petrel)

ᴹQ. quénë, n. “petrel” (Category: Gull, Petrel)

A noun for “petrel” (a type of seabird) appearing in notes on The Feanorian Alphabet from the 1930s (PE22/32). It was derived from primitive ᴹ✶kwǣnē, a rare example of the vowel ǣ in primitive Elvish.

Reference ✧ PE22/32 ✧ qēne “petrel”



Phonetic Developments

ᴹ✶kwǣnē > qēne [kwǣnē] > [kwēnē] > [kwēne] ✧ PE22/32