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Qenya 

elen

noun. star

Variations

  • ellen ✧ Ety/EL
  • elena ✧ Ety/EL
  • Elen ✧ RS/324

Derivations

  • ᴹ√EL “star, starry sky” ✧ Ety/EL; Ety/EL

Cognates

  • Ilk. el “star” ✧ Ety/EL; Ety/EL
  • N. el “star” ✧ Ety/EL; Ety/EL

Element in

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ√EL > elen[elen]✧ Ety/EL
ᴹ√EL > elen[elen]✧ Ety/EL
ᴹ√EL > ellen[ellen]✧ Ety/EL

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
Eleniplural“stars”✧ RS/324
-elliplural-✧ VT28/11
elliplural-✧ VT28/11
eleniplural-✧ VT28/11
Eleniongenitive plural-✧ WR/223
Qenya [Ety/EL; PE17/014; RS/324; VT28/11; WR/223] Group: Eldamo. Published by

elena

noun. star

ellen

noun. star

elda

noun. Elf

Variations

  • eleda ✧ EtyAC/EDE (eleda)

Changes

  • EldaElda “‘departed’ Elf” ✧ Ety/ELED

Derivations

  • ᴹ√LED “go, fare, travel” ✧ Ety/ELED
  • ᴹ√ELED “Star-Folk, Elves” ✧ Ety/ELED
  • ᴹ✶edēlā “firstborn, eldest” ✧ EtyAC/EDE
    • ᴹ√EDE(L) “precede, come forward, hence” ✧ EtyAC/EDE
  • ᴹ✶eledā “Star-folk, Elf” ✧ SD/401; SDI2/Eledâi
    • ᴹ√ELED “Star-Folk, Elves”

Cognates

  • N. Eledh “Star-folk, Elf” ✧ Ety/ELED; Ety/ELED
  • Ilk. Eld “Star-folk, Elf” ✧ Ety/ELED
  • Dan. Edel “Elf” ✧ Ety/ELED; Ety/ELED
  • Ilk. Egla “Star-folk, Elf” ✧ Ety/ELED
  • Ad. Nimir “Elf, (lit.) Shining One” ✧ SDI2/Nimrî

Element in

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ√ELED > Elda[eleda] > [elda]✧ Ety/ELED
ᴹ√ÉLED > Elda[eleda] > [elda]✧ Ety/ELED
ᴹ✶edela > eleda[edela] > [eleda]✧ EtyAC/EDE

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
eldaindative plural“for Elves”✧ LR/072; LR/072
Eldaindative plural“for Elves”✧ LR/072; LRI/Eldar
-Eldarplural“those that departed”✧ LR/169; PE21/57
Eldarplural“Star-folk”✧ LR/169; LR/181; LR/197; LR/212; LR/218; LR/218; LRI/Eldar; PE18/024; PE21/57; PE22/124; PE22/125; SD/401; SDI2/Eldar; SDI2/Eledâi; SDI2/Nimrî; SMI/Eldar; VT27/07
-Eldalipartitive-plural“the Elves, the whole Elda-race”✧ PE21/57
Eldalipartitive-plural“some (many) Elves, (some[?]) elves”✧ PE21/57
Eldalinpartitive-plural“(some) Elves”✧ PE22/124
Qenya [Ety/ELED; EtyAC/EDE; LR/072; LR/169; LR/181; LR/197; LR/212; LR/218; LRI/Eldar; PE18/024; PE21/57; PE22/124; PE22/125; SD/401; SDI2/Eldar; SDI2/Eledâi; SDI2/Nimrî; SMI/Eldar; VT27/07] Group: Eldamo. Published by

qen

noun. Elf

Variations

  • qen ✧ PE21/19; PE21/25

Derivations

  • ᴹ✶kwenedē “Elf” ✧ PE21/25; PE21/25
    • ᴹ√KWEN(ED) “Elf” ✧ Ety/KWEN(ED)

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ✶qend(ǝ)mēn > qenwen[kwendemēn] > [kwendmēn] > [kwenmēn] > [kwenwēn] > [kwenwen]✧ PE21/25

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
qend-stem-✧ PE21/19
qennominative-✧ PE21/25
qendaaccusative-✧ PE21/25
qendendative-✧ PE21/25
qendogenitive-✧ PE21/25
qendaneninstrumental-✧ PE21/25
qenduntaallative-✧ PE21/25
qendulloablative-✧ PE21/25
qendesselocative-✧ PE21/25
†qendataallative-✧ PE21/25
qenduloablative-✧ PE21/25
qenduvapossessive-✧ PE21/25
qendanonsimilative-✧ PE21/25
qenduntnominative dual-✧ PE21/25
qendutaccusative dual-✧ PE21/25
qendudative dual-✧ PE21/25
qendumetinstrumental dual-✧ PE21/25
qendullutablative dual-✧ PE21/25
qenduntauallative dual-✧ PE21/25
qendussetlocative dual-✧ PE21/25
qenduhtagenitive dual-✧ PE21/25
qendinnominative plural-✧ PE21/25
qendiaccusative plural-✧ PE21/25
qendirdative plural-✧ PE21/25
qendiongenitive plural-✧ PE21/25
qendintanallative plural-✧ PE21/25
qendillonablative plural-✧ PE21/25
qendissenlocative plural-✧ PE21/25
qendinwapossessive plural-✧ PE21/25
qendindonsimilative plural-✧ PE21/25
qendíkapartitive-plural-✧ PE21/25
qendíneninstrumental plural-✧ PE21/25
qendilinnominative plural-✧ PE21/25
†qenweninstrumental-✧ PE21/25
†qentaallative-✧ PE21/25
†qenselocative-✧ PE21/25
†qendyoablative-✧ PE21/25 only in OQ
†qentauallative dual-✧ PE21/25
†qentanallative plural-✧ PE21/25
†qendyutablative dual-✧ PE21/25
†qendyonablative plural-✧ PE21/25
†qensetlocative dual-✧ PE21/25
†qenwetinstrumental dual-✧ PE21/25
†qendessetinstrumental dual-✧ PE21/25
†qendardative-✧ PE21/25
Qenya [PE21/19; PE21/25] Group: Eldamo. Published by

qende

noun. Elf

Variations

  • qende ✧ Ety/KWEN(ED); PE21/69

Derivations

  • ᴹ✶kwenedē “Elf” ✧ Ety/KWEN(ED); PE21/69
    • ᴹ√KWEN(ED) “Elf” ✧ Ety/KWEN(ED)

Cognates

  • N. penedh “Elf” ✧ Ety/KWEN(ED)
  • Dan. cwenda “Elf” ✧ Ety/KWEN(ED)
  • N. penn “Elf”

Element in

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ✶kwenedē > qende[kwenedē] > [kwendē] > [kwende]✧ Ety/KWEN(ED)
ᴹ✶kwĕndĕ > qende[kwende]✧ PE21/69

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
Quendiplural“Elves”✧ LR/119; LR/212; LRI/Qendi; SM/085
Qendiplural“Elves”✧ LR/168; MRI/Quendi; PE18/023; SMI/Quendi; TII/Qendi
-Quendiplural-✧ SM/086
Qenya [Ety/KWEN(ED); LR/119; LR/168; LR/212; LRI/Qendi; MRI/Quendi; PE18/023; PE21/69; SM/085; SM/086; SMI/Quendi; TII/Qendi] Group: Eldamo. Published by

él

noun. star

Derivations

  • ᴹ√EL “star, starry sky” ✧ Ety/EL

Cognates

  • Ilk. el “star” ✧ Ety/EL
  • N. el “star” ✧ Ety/EL

Element in

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ√EL > él[ēl]✧ Ety/EL