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Early Primitive Elvish


root. catch, come on, light on, find, get

A root in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s glossed “catch, come on, light on, find, get”, with derivatives ᴱQ. lanq- “get by lot or luck, find” and ᴱQ. lanqa “lot, luck, piece of fortune, happen” (QL/55). There are no signs of this root in Tolkien’s later writing.


  • Eq. lanq- “to get by lot or luck, find” ✧ QL/055
  • Eq. lanqa “piece of fortune, lot, luck, happen, hap” ✧ QL/055
Early Primitive Elvish [QL/055] Group: Eldamo. Published by