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Qenya 

kanya

adjective. bold; wise

Variations

  • Kanya ✧ PE22/124

Derivations

  • ᴹ√KAN “dare” ✧ Ety/KAN

Cognates

  • N. cann “bold” ✧ Ety/KAN

Element in

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ√KAN > kanya[kanja]✧ Ety/KAN
Qenya [Ety/KAN; PE22/124] Group: Eldamo. Published by

verya

adjective. bold, bold, *brave

Derivations

  • ᴹ√BER “valiant” ✧ Ety/BER

Cognates

  • On. berina “bold, brave” ✧ Ety/BER
  • N. beren “bold” ✧ Ety/BER

Element in

  • ᴹQ. verie “boldness, boldness, *daring”
  • ᴺQ. veryandë “adventure, undertaking”

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ√BER > verya[berja] > [βerja] > [verja]✧ Ety/BER
Qenya [Ety/BER; EtyAC/BER] Group: Eldamo. Published by