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Early Quenya


masculine name. Kalmo

A name for Fionwe “in his dealing with Urwen”, appearing in the Qenya Lexicon and Poetic and Mythological Words of Eldarissa from the 1910s as a derivative of the root ᴱ√KALA having to do with golden light (QL/44; PME/44).

Early Quenya [PME/044; QL/044] Group: Eldamo. Published by


noun. (day)light; candle


  • ᴱ√KALA “shine golden” ✧ LT1A/Galmir; QL/044

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Phonetic Developments

ᴱ√KALA > kalma[galmā] > [galma] > [kalma]✧ QL/044
Early Quenya [LT1A/Galmir; MC/213; MC/214; MC/216; MC/220; PE14/043; PE14/073; PE15/74; PE16/057; PE16/060; PE16/062; PE16/072; PE16/074; PE16/077; PE16/100; PE16/104; PE16/111; PE16/113; PE16/144; PME/044; QL/044] Group: Eldamo. Published by