lótë noun "flower", mostly applied to larger single flowers (LOT(H), LT1:259, VT42:18). (The shorter form -lot occurs in compounds, e.g. fúmellot, q.v.) In the names Ninquelóte *"White-flower" (= Nimloth), Vingilótë "Foam-flower", the name of Eärendil's ship (SA:loth), also in Lótessë fifth month of the year, "May" (Appendix D). See also olótë, lotsë.
alba→ alma “flower” ✧ PE17/153
alf“flower” ✧ PE17/153
Development Stages Sources √GAL-AB > alba [galba] > [ɣalba] > [ɣalβa] > [alβa] > [alba] ✧ PE17/153
alma (2) "flower" (PE17:153), said to be the "usual Quenya word" or "general Quenya word" (i.e. for flower), but its coexistence with #1 is problematic. Compare lós, lótë, lotsë, indil.
alma→ almë ✧ PE17/146 alma→ almë “a blessed thing and a flower” ✧ PE17/153
Development Stages Sources ✶galmā > alma [galmā] > [ɣalmā] > [almā] > [alma] ✧ PE17/153
TQ. flower, lily
lós (þ?) noun "flower" (PE17:26). If this is to be the cognate of Sindarin loth, as the source suggests, the older Quenya form would be *lóþ.