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Early Quenya


noun. gleam, ray

A noun in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s glossed “a gleam, ray” derived from the early root ᴱ√KATYA (QL/45).


  • ᴱ√KATYA “*gleam” ✧ QL/045

Element in

  • Eq. katinka “candle” ✧ QL/045

Phonetic Developments

ᴱ√KATYA- > kati-[katʲi-] > [kati-]✧ QL/045
Early Quenya [QL/045] Group: Eldamo. Published by