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Qenya 

alkar

masculine name. Radiant

A name for Melko appearing in the final version of the poem, Fíriel’s Song (LR/63, 72). According to Christopher Tolkien, it appeared nowhere else (LR/74 note 16). It seems to be alkar(e) “radiance” used as a name.

Elements

WordGloss
alkar(e)“radiance, brilliance”
Qenya [LR/063; LR/072; LRI/Alkar] Group: Eldamo. Published by

alkar(e)

noun. radiance, brilliance

Cognates

  • N. aglar “glory, splendour” ✧ Ety/AKLA-R; PE18/036

Derivations

  • ᴹ√AKLA(R) “radiance, splendour” ✧ Ety/AKLA-R; PE18/036
    • ᴹ√KAL “shine” ✧ Ety/AKLA-R; Ety/KAL
    • ᴹ√KALAR “be radiant” ✧ PE18/036; PE18/062
    • ᴹ√KAL “shine” ✧ Ety/KAL; PE18/036

Element in

  • ᴹQ. alkarinqa “radiant, glorious” ✧ Ety/AKLA-R
  • ᴹQ. Alkar “Radiant”

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ√AKLA-R > alkar[aklar] > [alkar]✧ Ety/AKLA-R
ᴹ√aklar(a) > aklar[aklara] > [aklar] > [alkar]✧ PE18/036

Variations

  • alkar ✧ Ety/AKLA-R
  • alkare ✧ Ety/AKLA-R
  • aklar ✧ PE18/036
Qenya [Ety/AKLA-R; PE18/036] Group: Eldamo. Published by

faire

noun. radiance

Cognates

  • On. phaire “radiance” ✧ Ety/PHAY

Derivations

  • ᴹ√PHAY “radiate, send out rays of light” ✧ Ety/PHAY

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ√PHAY > faire[pʰajre] > [pʰaire] > [ɸaire] > [faire]✧ Ety/PHAY

Variations

  • faire ✧ Ety/PHAY

turma

noun. shield

Derivations

  • ᴹ✶turumā “shield” ✧ Ety/TURÚM
    • ᴹ√TURUM “shield” ✧ Ety/TURÚM

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ✶turumā́ > turma[turumā] > [turmā] > [turma]✧ Ety/TURÚM
Qenya [Ety/TURÚM] Group: Eldamo. Published by

umbas

noun. shield

Changes

  • ambasumbas ✧ EtyAC/MBAT(H)

Cognates

  • N. amath “shield” ✧ EtyAC/MBAT(H)

Derivations

  • ᴹ√MBAT(H) “screen, shield” ✧ EtyAC/MBAT(H)

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ√MBAT(H) > umbas[ṃbatʰ] > [ṃbaθ] > [umbaθ] > [umbas]✧ EtyAC/MBAT(H)

Variations

  • ambas ✧ EtyAC/MBAT(H) (ambas)
Qenya [EtyAC/MBAT(H)] Group: Eldamo. Published by