A noun for “jaw” in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s under the early root ᴱ√MATA “eat” (QL/59-60).
noun. cheek; jaw(s)
Development Stages Sources ᴱ✶ṃ̄t- > anta [ṃ̄tā] > [ṇ̄tā] > [ṇ̄ta] > [anta] ✧ GL/19 ᴱ✶mtā > anta [ṃtā] > [ṇtā] > [ṇta] > [anta] ✧ PE12/026
verb. to give
- G. antha- “to give”
- ᴱ√ANA “give, send towards” ✧ QL/031
- Eq. an ni “give (it) me” ✧ PE14/053
- Eq. an nir “give (it) me” ✧ PE14/053
- Eq. hísimandulómi anta móri rauqi n·Ambalár “*the black mist-clouds of hell come rushing from the East” ✧ PE16/077
- Eq. mandulómi anta móri Ambalar “the East raised black shadows out of hell” ✧ MC/221; PE16/062; PE16/072; PE16/074
- Eq. peanta- “to give into one’s hands, give instructions to, enjoin” ✧ QL/072
- Eq. yar i vilya anta miqilis “to whom the air gives kisses” ✧ MC/215; PE16/090; PE16/092
Development Stages Sources ᴱ√ANA > anta- [anta-] ✧ QL/031
- ᴱ√MATA “eat” ✧ QL/031
Development Stages Sources ᴱ√MATA > anto [ṃtu] > [ṇtu] > [ṇto] > [anto] ✧ QL/031
- ᴱ√ALA “gaze‽” ✧ QL/029
Development Stages Sources ᴱ√ALA¹ > alma [almā] > [alma] ✧ QL/029
- G. gag “jaw” ✧ GL/37
- ᴱ√MATA “eat” ✧ QL/059
Development Stages Sources ᴱ√MATA > maqar [matkʷar] > [makʷkʷar] > [makʷar] ✧ QL/059
A word for “face” appearing in Early Qenya Word-lists from the 1920s (PE16/136) along with a list of body parts from the same period (PE14/117). It is likely derived from the early root ᴱ√DYĒ whose derivatives have to do with “gaze” or “look at” (QL/105), as suggested by Patrick Wynne (VT49/21).
- ᴱ√DYĒ “*gaze”
A word in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s with the gloss “face, visage”, derived from the early root ᴱ√ALA “gaze”, but this word was deleted (QL/39). It also appeared with the gloss “face” in the Poetic and Mythological Words of Eldarissa, where it was not deleted (PM/39).