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Early Quenya

malda

adjective. tender

malda

adjective. better, best

Variations

  • malda ✧ PE14/048; PE14/048; PE14/081; PE14/081; PE15/70

Element in

  • Eq. malda la munta “better than nothing” ✧ PE14/048; PE14/081
  • Eq. malda muntar “better than nothing” ✧ PE14/048; PE14/081
Early Quenya [PE14/048; PE14/081; PE15/70] Group: Eldamo. Published by

(a)malda

adjective. tender, soft, kind, gentle

Variations

  • amalda ✧ QL/030; QL/058; QL/062
  • malda ✧ QL/062

Derivations

  • ᴱ√MALA “crush, squeeze, pulp” ✧ QL/058
  • ᴱ√MḶÐḶ “crush, pound” ✧ QL/062

Element in

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴱ√MLŘL > malda[mḹðā] > [mḹða] > [malða] > [malda]✧ QL/062

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
amaldarplural-✧ VT40/08
Early Quenya [PME/062; QL/030; QL/058; QL/062; VT40/08] Group: Eldamo. Published by

mal

adverb. better, best

Early Quenya [PE14/081; PE15/70; PE15/73] Group: Eldamo. Published by

malina

adjective. yellow

Variations

  • malin(d) ✧ QL/058

Cognates

Element in

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
malinaiplural-✧ VT40/08
Early Quenya [PME/058; QL/044; QL/058; VT40/08] Group: Eldamo. Published by

malasta

adjective. tender

Derivations

  • ᴱ√MALA “crush, squeeze, pulp” ✧ QL/058

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴱ√MALA¹ > malasta[malastā] > [malasta]✧ QL/058
Early Quenya [QL/058] Group: Eldamo. Published by

malin(d)

adjective. yellow

mára

adjective. mighty, power[ful], doughty; good, excellent, useful (of things)

Variations

  • māra ✧ GG/10; PE13/122; PE15/32; QL/057
  • Mára ✧ LFC/030
  • mā-ra ✧ PE13/125
  • măra ✧ PE14/048
  • mara ✧ PE14/081; PE15/73
  • mára ✧ PE16/137; PE16/140

Derivations

  • ᴱ√MAHA “grasp” ✧ QL/057

Cognates

  • En. maur “good” ✧ PE13/122; PE13/125
  • G. mora “good”

Element in

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴱ√MAHA > māra[maxrā] > [maxra] > [maɣra] > [māra]✧ QL/057

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
maiteaugmentative-✧ PE13/125
meantesuperlative-✧ PE13/125
māreplural“*good”✧ PE15/32; PE15/32
maldaaugmentative-✧ PE15/73
máreastative“is good”✧ PE16/140
maranyestative-past-✧ PE16/141
Early Quenya [GG/10; LFC/030; PE13/122; PE13/125; PE14/048; PE14/081; PE15/32; PE15/73; PE16/137; PE16/140; PE16/141; QL/057] Group: Eldamo. Published by

kulu

noun. gold

Variations

  • Kulu ✧ LT2A/Glingol; PE15/22

Derivations

  • ᴱ√KULU “gold” ✧ QL/049

Cognates

  • G. culu “gold” ✧ LT2A/Glingol; PE15/22

Element in

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴱ√KULU > kulu[kulū] > [kulu]✧ QL/049

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
Kuluinenpartitive“Golden”✧ LT2A/Glingol
kuluinenpartitive“of gold”✧ PE14/046; PE14/050; PE14/083; PE14/110; PE15/73
kulu(i)ndonsimilative“like gold”✧ PE14/046
kulundonsimilative“like gold”✧ PE14/046
kulu(v)aaccusative-✧ PE14/071
kulu(v)edative-✧ PE14/071
kulūvaadjectival-✧ PE14/071
kulu-stem-✧ PE15/73
kuluva-stem-✧ PE15/73
Early Quenya [LT1/100; LT1A/Laurelin; LT2A/Glingol; LT2A/Parma Kuluinen; MC/220; PE14/046; PE14/050; PE14/071; PE14/083; PE14/084; PE14/110; PE15/22; PE15/72; PE15/73; PE16/057; PE16/060; PE16/062; PE16/072; PE16/074; PE16/077; PME/049; QL/049; QL/051] Group: Eldamo. Published by

túrea

adjective. mighty

Variations

  • tūrea ✧ QL/095 (tūrea)
Early Quenya [QL/095] Group: Eldamo. Published by