Beware, older languages below! The languages below were invented during Tolkien's earlier period and should be used with caution. Remember to never, ever mix words from different languages!

Primitive adûnaic

asad

root. ?

An otherwise unexplained root Tolkien gave to illustrate a pronunciation example (SD/421). It may not be a real root. If it is real, it is either a biconsonantal-root with vowel-prefixion or a triconsonantal-root with a lost initial consonant such as ] or ].

Derivatives

  • Ad. asdi “[unglossed]” ✧ SD/421
Primitive adûnaic [SD/421] Group: Eldamo. Published by

sapad

root. ?

An otherwise unexplained root Tolkien gave to illustrate a pronunciation example. It may not be a real root.

Derivatives

  • Ad. sapda “[unglossed]” ✧ SD/421
Primitive adûnaic [SD/421] Group: Eldamo. Published by

nak

root. ?

An otherwise unexplained root that Tolkien used to illustrate the processes of Primitive Adûnaic word formation (SD/422-3). It may have no real meaning. Even if it were, certainly only a few of its derivatives could be real words in Classical Adûnaic.

Variations

  • NAK- ✧ SD/422

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
NAKAfull-form-✧ SD/422; SD/423
ANAKvowel-prefixion-✧ SD/422
-NKAvowel-suppression-✧ SD/422
ANKAvowel-prefixion vowel-suppression-✧ SD/422
DA-NKAvowel-suppression-✧ SD/422
NAKIsubordinate-vowel-variation-✧ SD/423
NAKUsubordinate-vowel-variation-✧ SD/423
Primitive adûnaic [SD/422; SD/423] Group: Eldamo. Published by