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ᴺQ. !quiltaina adj. “girdled, girt” (Category: Belt, Girdle)

ᴺQ. !quiltaina, adj. “girdled, girt” [created by Paul Strack] (Category: Belt, Girdle)
See ᴱQ. qalta for discussion.


^quilta- “to gird, encircle”

ᴱQ. qalta adj. “girdled, girt” (Category: Belt, Girdle)

An adjective appearing as ᴱQ. qalta “girdled, girt” in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s under the early root ᴱ√QḶTḶ (QL/78). The vowel a indicates its primitive form had a long syllabic , which became al in Early Qenya (PE12/11).

Neo-Quenya: For purposes of Neo-Quenya, I would just use the passive participle ᴺQ. quiltaina of the verb quilta- “to gird, encircle”.

Reference ✧ QL/78 ✧ “girdled, girt”


Phonetic Developments

ᴱ√QḶTḶ > qalta [kʷḹtā] > [kʷḹta] > [kʷalta] ✧ QL/78