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Qenya 

indis

noun. bride

Derivations

  • ᴹ√NDIS “*bride” ✧ Ety/NDIS
    • ᴹ√NĪ/INI “female” ✧ Ety/BES
    • ᴹ√NIS “woman” ✧ Ety/NIS

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ᴹ√NDIS > indis[indis]✧ Ety/NDIS

indis

feminine name. Bride

A name for Nessa (Ety/NĪ¹) meaning “Bride” (Ety/I², NDIS, NETH). See Q. Indis for the later use of this name for the wife of Finwë.

Derivations

  • ᴹ✶Indise “bride” ✧ Ety/I²; Ety/NDIS

Elements

WordGloss
indis“bride”

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ✶INDIS > Indis[indis]✧ Ety/I²
Qenya [Ety/I²; Ety/NDER; Ety/NDIS; Ety/NETH; Ety/NĪ¹] Group: Eldamo. Published by

nessa

adjective. young

Cognates

  • N. neth “young” ✧ Ety/NETH

Derivations

  • ᴹ✶nethrā “young” ✧ Ety/NETH
    • ᴹ√NETH “young” ✧ Ety/NETH

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ᴹ✶neth-rā > nessa[netʰrā] > [netsā] > [netsa] > [nessa]✧ Ety/NETH

vesse

noun. wife

Cognates

  • On. besse “wife” ✧ Ety/BES
  • N. bess “woman; †wife” ✧ Ety/BES

Derivations

  • ᴹ✶bessē “wife” ✧ Ety/BES
    • ᴹ√BES “wed” ✧ Ety/BES

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ✶bessē > vesse[bessē] > [βessē] > [βesse] > [vesse]✧ Ety/BES