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noun/adjective. crystal (white), crystal (white); [ᴹQ.] silver, shining white


  • silimā “crystal (white), crystal (white); [ᴹ✶] silver, shining white” ✧ PE17/023
    • SIL “shine (white or silver)”


  • S. silef “crystal (white), (white) crystal; [N.] silver, shining white” ✧ PE17/023

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silimā > silma[silimā] > [silmā] > [silma]✧ PE17/023
Quenya [PE17/023] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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   

él síla lúmena vomentienguo

A star shines upon the hour of the meeting of our ways.

Telerin [WJ/407]

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