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Middle Primitive Elvish


root. emerge (especially from water, opp[osite] of dive)

A root glossed “emerge (especially from water, opp[osite] of dive)” appearing in the Quenya Verbal System written in 1948, replacing rejected roots ᴹ√KUSU and ᴹ√KHUSU of similar meaning (PE22/127). The page where it appeared was crossed out, but I think it’s worth retaining this root for the purposes for Neo-Eldarin, since there are no better alternatives for “emerge” attested in Tolkien’s published writings.


  • ᴹQ. ef- “to emerge (especially from water)” ✧ PE22/127


  • EPH- ✧ PE22/127 (EPH-)
Middle Primitive Elvish [PE22/127] Group: Eldamo. Published by