Sindarin 

maer

adjective. good, excellent, fair, good, excellent, fair; [N.] useful, fit, good (of things)

Derivations

  • MAY “excellent, admirable, beautiful; make [art]; suitable, useful, proper, serviceable; right” ✧ PE17/162; PE17/163; PE17/163
  • MAG “good (physically); to thrive, be in a good state, good (physically); to thrive, be in a good state; [ᴹ√] use, handle” ✧ PE17/172

Cognates

  • Q. maira “admirable, excellent, precious, splendid, sublime” ✧ PE17/163; PE17/163; PE17/172
  • Q. mára “good, proper, good, proper; [ᴹQ.] useful, fit, good (of things), [ᴱQ.] excellent; mighty, power, doughty” ✧ PE17/172

Element in

  • ᴺS. novaer “goodbye, farewell, (lit.) be well”
  • ᴺS. navaer “farewell, (lit.) be well”

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
MAY > maer[mairā] > [maira] > [mair] > [maer]✧ PE17/162
MAG > maer[magrā] > [magra] > [maɣra] > [maira] > [mair] > [maer]✧ PE17/172
Sindarin [PE17/162; PE17/163; PE17/172] Group: Eldamo. Published by

maer

good

_ adj. _good.

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:162] < MAY. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

maer

good

adj. good, proper, excellent. Q. mára good, proper, Q. maira excellent. >> mae-. This gloss was rejected.

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:172] < (A)MAY suitable, useful, prosper, serviceable, right. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

maer

adjective. excellent

_ adj. _excellent. Q. maira admirable, excellent, precious. >> maer-, maeron

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:163] < MAY excellent, admirable. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

ma

adjective. good

_ adj. _good. Archaic and obsolete except as interjection 'good, excellent, that's right'.

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:162] < *_magā_ < MAGA to thrive, be in good state. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

bain

good

_ adj. _good, wholesome, blessed, fair (esp. of weather). . This gloss was rejected.

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:149] < ƀan fair. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

raud

excellent

_ adj. _excellent, noble, eminent.

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:147] < AR. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

maer

good

_(”useful” of things _ not of moral qualities) maer (lenited vaer, no distinct pl. form) (fit, useful). For ”good” as an adjective describing human qualities, the word fael ”fair-minded, just, generous” may be considered.

maer

useful

maer (lenited vaer, no distinct pl. form) (fit, good [of things])

maer

fit

maer (lenited vaer, no distinct pl. form) (useful, good [of things])