Quenya zR5Ì#

-ien

suffix. feminine patronymic, feminine ending; -daughter

Variations of the word: -en.

Element in: Q. Arien, Q. Silmarien, Q. Telperien, Q. Yávien

[PE17/170.2507; PE17/170.2508] Group: Eldamo. Published by

-ien

suffix. feminine ending; -daughter

[PE17/170.2507, PE17/170.2508] Group: Eldamo. Published by

-ien

daughter

-ien fem. ending in certain names like Yávien, Silmarien (q.v.) At one point -ien implied "daughter", see -iel above.

Silmarien

-riën

Silmarien (sometimes "-riën") fem. name, apparently incorporates sil(i)ma (Appendix A) and the feminine ending -ien, or -rien as a variant of -riel (garlanded maiden) as in Altariel (Galadriel).

-iel

daughter

-iel patronymic/matronymic ending -"daughter" (YEL, VT46:22-23) In the Etymologies, Tolkien struck out this ending and the corresponding independent word yeldë "daughter", changing them to -ien, yendë. However, the ending -iel later turns up in later forms: Uinéniel "Daughter of Uinen" in UT:182 and Elerondiel "daughter of Elrond" (Elerondo) in PE17:56. Hence it would seem that Tolkien changed his mind again and restored this ending, and perhaps the noun yeldë along with it. The form Elerondiel (from Elerondo) demonstrates that a final vowel is omitted before -iel.

yen

daughter

yen, yendë noun "daughter" (YŌ/YON). This word replaced another form, but this form may have been restored; see yeldë. In VT45:16, yendë is said to refer to a female "agent", a word changed by Tolkien from yendi, but Tolkien deleted all of this.

inya

female

inya (1) adj. "female" (INI)

inya

adjective. female

yen(dë)

noun. daughter

inimeitë

female

inimeitë adj.? ?"female" (INI)

anel

noun. daughter

[PE17/170.2201] Group: Eldamo. Published by

anel

daughter

anel noun "daughter" (PE17:170), possibly intended by Tolkien as a replacement for seldë (q.v.). Compare anon.

seldë

noun. daughter

Element in: Q. Elerondorel, Q. Tindómerel

[PE17/170.2202] Group: Eldamo. Published by

selyë

daughter

[selyë noun "daughter", used in children's play for "fourth finger" or "fourth toe" _(VT47:10, 15, VT48:4) _It is unclear whether it was the word selyë "daughter" itself that was rejected, or just its use as a play-name of a digit. Compare yeldë, yendë.]

yeldë

daughter

yeldë noun "daughter" (YEL) This word was struck out in Etym, but it may have been restored together with the ending -iel, q.v.

yeldë

noun. daughter

[PE17/190.3804] Group: Eldamo. Published by

manyel

female

[manyel noun "female" (PE17:190)]

-ien

suffix. -land

Variations of the word: -ien.

Element in: Q. Arvernien, Q. Hildórien, Q. Lórien

[PE17/071.1014-3] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Sindarin iT2#7T5

-ien

suffix. feminine patronymic, feminine ending

Element in: S. Erien, S. Lúthien

[PE17/170.2902] Group: Eldamo. Published by

-ien

a suffix in names of regions

_ suff. a suffix in names of regions. Reduced from -iend(e). Tolkien proposed but finally rejected a borrowing to the Q. gen. pl1. -ion_. -iend, -iende

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-ien

suffix. used in patronimics

_ fem. suff. _used in patronimics. -en, -ion, -on

[(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:170] < _(i)ondī_, _ondie_, _onde_, _-ionī_. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

-iend

a suffix in names of regions

_ suff. a suffix in names of regions. Reduced in -ien. Tolkien proposed but finally rejected a borrowing to the Q. gen. pl1. -ion_. -ien, -iende

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-en

suffix. used in patronimics

_ fem. suff. _used in patronimics. -ien, -ion, -on

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-iende

a suffix in names of regions

_ suff. a suffix in names of regions. Reduced in -ien. Tolkien proposed but finally rejected a borrowing to the Q. gen. pl1. -ion_. -ien, -iend

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-ian

suffix. a wide region or country, -land, regional ending

Variations of the word: -and (an), -ian/ion.

Imported inflections

WordFormGlossSource
-end (en)plural-Let/383.3903
ienpluralregional endingPE17/042.2913
iend/ienplural-PE17/042.4001

Element in: S. Anórien, S. Cardolan, S. Garthúrian, S. Ithilien, S. Lórien, S. Rohan

[Let/383.3901; Let/383.3903; PE17/042.2913; PE17/043.2309; PE17/042.4001; PE17/042.3003; PE17/037.0502; PE17/042.4208] Group: Eldamo. Published by

-ian

a suffix in names of regions

_ suff. a suffix in names of regions. Reduced from -iand(a). Tolkien proposed but finally rejected a borrowing to the Q. gen. pl1. -ion_. -iand, -ianda

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-ion

suffix. used in patronimics

_ masc. suff. _used in patronimics. -en, -ien, -on

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-iand

a suffix in names of regions

_ suff. a suffix in names of regions. Reduced in -ian.Tolkien proposed but finally rejected a borrowing to the Q. gen. pl1. -ion_. -ian, -ianda

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-iand

suffix. ending in names of regions and countries, -land

Variations of the word: -and, -ian(d), -iend(e)/-iand(a), (i)and.

Imported inflections

WordFormGlossSource
(i)endplural-PE17/170.2604
-iendpluralregional endingPE17/042.2913

Element in: S. Beleriand, S. Ossiriand, S. Rochand

[PE17/170.2604; PE17/170.2605; Let/382.2609; UT/318.3303; PE17/029.0504; PE17/042.3002; PE17/037.0508; PE17/042.2913] Group: Eldamo. Published by

-ianda

a suffix in names of regions

_ suff. a suffix in names of regions. Reduced in -ian.Tolkien proposed but finally rejected a borrowing to the Q. gen. pl1. -ion_. -ian, -iand

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inu

adjective. female

inu

adjective. female

[Ety/361, X/W] MS *inw (reformed after CS anu, MS *anw). Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

-eth

suffix. ending in feminine names, feminine ending

Element in: S. adaneth, S. Astoreth, S. Firieth, S. Ioreth, S. Íreth, S. Núneth

[RC/579.0910; PM/345.3706; WJ/387.1904-2] Group: Eldamo. Published by

iell

noun. daughter

sellath

noun. all the daughters

[SD/129-31] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

inu

female

inu (analogical pl. iny)

iell

daughter

1) iell (-iel) (girl, maid), pl. ill, 2) sell (i hell) (girl, maid), pl. sill (i sill), coll. pl. sellath**. **DAUGTHER OF TWILIGHT, see NIGHTINGALE

Adûnaic

suffix. feminine suffix

A suffix used to form feminine nouns from common or masculine nouns (SD/435). Another common variant was (SD/438).
Variations of the word: .

[SD/435.0504] Group: Eldamo. Published by

-êth

suffix. feminine suffix

A feminine suffix appearing in several names, as suggested by Carl Hostetter and Patrick Wynn (AAD/11). On SD/427, Tolkien said that the affix -th was often found in feminine forms.

Element in: AD. Akallabêth, AD. Arminalêth

zinî

noun. female

A noun translated “female” and fully declined as an example of an (archaic) feminine Strong II noun (SD/437). The archaic form of this word is †zini which is a Strong II noun since it ends in a single short vowel. Its non-archaic form is zinî, which is presumably declined as a Weak II noun; most masculine and feminine nouns became weak in Classical Adûnaic (SD/436).

Imported inflections

WordFormGlossSource
zinā̆tdual-SD/437.1605
zinīplural-SD/437.1605
zinīmplural subjective-SD/437.2204
zininsubjective-SD/437.1605
zinu-objective-SD/437.1605

[SD/437.2103; SD/437.1605; SD/437.1609; SD/437.2204; SD/437.2303; SD/437.1903; SD/437.2002] Group: Eldamo. Published by

-phel

suffix. -daughter

An element appearing only in the name Zimraphel (UT/224). Though unglossed, her Quenya name Míriel seems to be mírë “jewel” + -iel “daughter”. The Adûnaic element zimra appears elsewhere as the Adûnaic equivalent of Q. mírë: in Zimrathôn whose Quenya name is Hostamir. These leaves the -phel to be “daughter” as suggested by several authors (AL/Adûnaic, EotAL/PHIL), perhaps the feminine equivalent of -thôr “son” appearing in Sakalthôr “*Shore-son”.

Phonetically, this element does not fit the earlier Adûnaic phonetic rules of Lowdham’s Report, which state that only a long ] was allowed in Adûnaic (SD/423). When Tolkien wrote Lowdham’s Report, Zimraphel’s Adûnaic name was instead Zimrahil, so perhaps -hil was an earlier form of this suffix. If the suffix -phel were to be used in the phonetic context of the Adûnaic of Lowdham’s Report (what this lexicon calles Middle Adûnaic) it might have the form *-phêl. See the entry on conceptual-changes-in-late-Adûnaic for further discussion.

Element in: AD. Zimraphel

Noldorin 5^mY7T5

inw

adjective. female

[Ety/INI.017] Group: Eldamo. Published by

inw

adjective. female

[Ety/361, X/W] MS *inw (reformed after CS anu, MS *anw). Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

-ian(d)

suffix. -land

Element in: N. Anórien, N. Beleriand, N. Brethilian(d), N. Geleidhien, N. Ithilien, N. Ossiriand

iell

noun. daughter

Stated to be an alteration of sell , remodelled after ion "son" (OS *jondo). It was "a change assisted by the loss of s in compounds and patronymics", hence the ending -iel in several feminine words

[Ety/385, Ety/400] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

iell

noun. girl, maid

Stated to be an alteration of sell , remodelled after ion "son" (OS *jondo). It was "a change assisted by the loss of s in compounds and patronymics", hence the ending -iel in several feminine words

[Ety/385, Ety/400] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

iell

noun. daughter

Element in: N. -iel

[Ety/SEL-D.009; Ety/YEL.006] Group: Eldamo. Published by

sell

noun. daughter

[Ety/385] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

sell

noun. girl, maid (child)

[Ety/385] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

-ien

suffix. feminine ending

Element in: N. Lhúthien


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Primitive elvish

r/l-iĕl

suffix. female

[PE17/190.1801] Group: Eldamo. Published by

yend

noun. daughter

yenā

adjective. female

[PE21/83.4120; PE21/83.0215] Group: Eldamo. Published by

yel

root. daughter

nī/ini

root. female

Element in: P. kherūnī

Qenya zR5Ì#

-ien

suffix. daughter

Element in: MQ. Árien, MQ. Palúrien

[EtyAC/YŌ.013] Group: Eldamo. Published by

-iel

suffix. (feminine) patronymic, daughter

Element in: MQ. Almáriel

[EtyAC/YEL.006; EtyAC/ÑEL.031] Group: Eldamo. Published by

inya

adjective. female

Elements

WordGlossSource
nini-

[Ety/INI.012] Group: Eldamo. Published by

-ndor

suffix. -land

Element in: MQ. Andóre, MQ. Endor

silde

noun. daughter

Element in: EQ. kolosilde

[PE16/135.7001] Group: Eldamo. Published by

yen(de)

noun. daughter, agent (female)

Variations of the word: yen.

[Ety/YŌ.027; Ety/YŌ.026; EtyAC/ƷAN.048; EtyAC/ƷAN.047] Group: Eldamo. Published by

sui

noun. daughter

[PME/087.4909; QL/038.4203; QL/087.4301] Group: Eldamo. Published by

aris

noun. daughter, maid

Elements

WordGlossSource
ardaughter, maidQL/032.0701

Imported inflections

WordFormGlossSource
arits-stem-PME/032.0906; QL/032.0801

[PME/032.0906; QL/032.0801; PME/032.0907; QL/032.0802; PME/032.0906|QL/032.0801] Group: Eldamo. Published by

yelde

noun. daughter

[Ety/YEL.004; EtyAC/YEL.033] Group: Eldamo. Published by

-ien

suffix. -land

Element in: MQ. Hildórien, MQ. Noldórien

Doriathrin

-ien

suffix. element in female names

Apparently a feminine suffix attested only in the name Lúthien (Ety/LUK).

Element in: ILK. Lúthien

[Ety/LUK.031-2] Group: Eldamo. Published by

-il

suffix. feminine suffix

Apparently a feminine suffix attested in the name Thuringwethil “(Woman of) Secret Shadow” (Ety/THUR) and the noun tóril “queen” (Ety/TĀ).

Element in: ILK. tóril, ILK. Thuringwethil

[Ety/TĀ.188-2; Ety/THUR.035-3] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Middle Primitive Elvish

yen

root. female, daughter

[EtyAC/ƷAN.038; Ety/YŌ.022] Group: Eldamo. Published by

yend

noun. daughter

[Ety/YŌ.023] Group: Eldamo. Published by

yel

root. daughter

Variations of the word: YEL.

[Ety/SEL-D.004; Ety/YEL.001] Group: Eldamo. Published by

nī/ini

root. woman, female

Variations of the word: NĪ¹, , INI, NI, INI/NĪ.

[Ety/ƷAN.022; Ety/INI.001; Ety/NDIS.014; Ety/NĪ¹.005; EtyAC/ƷAN.039; EtyAC/NĪ¹.014; PE21/55.1919; Ety/NIS.006; Ety/NETH.011; Ety/INI.004; EtyAC/NETH.012; Ety/BES.053; Ety/NĪ¹.001; EtyAC/NĪ¹.008] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Gnomish

gwineth

adjective. female, fem[ale]

[PE13/118.0602] Group: Eldamo. Published by

gwinwed

adjective. female

Elements

WordGlossSource
gwinwomanGL/45.7901
-wedadjective suffixGL/45.8701-2

[GL/45.8701] Group: Eldamo. Published by

suil

noun. daughter

Variations of the word: sui, thuai.

Imported inflections

WordFormGlossSource
suilagenitive-GG/11.0805

[GL/36.5602; GL/68.4501; GG/11.0805; GL/36.5603; GL/73.7201] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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