Quenya 

-ya

elvish

-ya (5) adjectival ending, as in the word Quenya "Elvish" itself; when added to a verbal stem it may derive a kind of short active participle, as in melumatya "honey-eating" (mat- "eat"), saucarya "evil-doing" (car- "do"). (PE17:68)

quendya

noun. Elvish

Sindarin

Sindarin

The word Sindarin itself is actually a Quenya word given by the Noldorin Exiles. It is pronounced [ˈsindarin].

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Sindarin 

edhellen

adjective. elvish, of the Elves

Sindarin [LotR/II:IV, RS/463] edhel+-ren. Group: SINDICT. Published by

edhellen

adjective. Elvish

_ adj. _Elvish. annon edhellen edro hi ammen! 'Elvish gate open now for us'. >> edhel

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:45] -. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

edhellen

adjective. elvish

Element in

Elements

WordGloss
Edhel“Elf”
-ren“adjective suffix”
Sindarin [LotR/0307; PE17/045] Group: Eldamo. Published by

edhellen

elvish

edhellen (of language apparently = ”Sindarin”), pl. edhellin

edhellen

sindarin

: Apparently the Sindar called their own language simply edhellen = "Elvish".

Primitive elvish

kwenyā

adjective. Elvish

Changes

  • Kwendyakwenyā ✧ PE17/137

Derivations

  • KWENED “spoken, articulate, spoken, articulate; [ᴹ√] Elf” ✧ PE19/093
    • KWEN “speak with rational words” ✧ PE19/093
    • KWE “vocal speech” ✧ WJ/392
  • KWEN “speak with rational words” ✧ WJ/360
    • KWE “vocal speech” ✧ WJ/392

Derivatives

  • Q. Quenderin “Quendian, of the Quendi, belonging to the Elves as a whole” ✧ PE19/093
  • Q. Quenya “Elvish, High-elven, Elf-latin, †speech, Elvish, High-elven, Elf-latin, †speech; [ᴹQ.] belonging to the Qendi, Quendian” ✧ PE17/137; PE17/138; WJ/360; WJ/393
  • Van. Quendya “Quendian language” ✧ WJ/360

Variations

  • kwe-nyā ✧ PE17/137
  • Kwendya ✧ PE17/137 (Kwendya)
  • kwend(i)ja ✧ PE17/138
  • kwendya ✧ PE19/093 (kwendya)
  • kwenedyā ✧ PE19/093
  • kwendjā ✧ WJ/360; WJ/393
Primitive elvish [PE17/137; PE17/138; PE19/093; WJ/360; WJ/393] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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Qenya 

qendya

noun. Elvish

Early Quenya

qenya

noun. Elvish

Cognates

Element in

Elements

WordGloss
Qen“Elf”
Early Quenya [GL/28; LT1I/Qenya; LT2I/Qenya; SMI/Qenya] Group: Eldamo. Published by