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Early Quenya


noun. dweller

A noun appearing as ᴱQ. mardo “dweller” in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s, apparently an agental form of ᴱQ. mar “dwelling” (QL/60).

Neo-Quenya: Since Q. mar(da) “dwelling” appears in Tolkien’s later writing (PE17/64, 107), I would keep ᴺQ. mardo “dweller” as well.

Element in

Early Quenya [LT1A/Eldamar; QL/060] Group: Eldamo. Published by


noun. house

A word for “house” in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s under the early root ᴱ√IŘI [IÐI] “dwell” (QL/43). It also appeared in the contemporaneous Poetic and Mythological Words of Eldarissa (PME/43).


  • G. ind “house, abode” ✧ LT2A/Idril


  • ᴱ√IÐI “dwell‽” ✧ LT2A/Idril; QL/043

Element in

  • Eq. indor “master of house” ✧ LT2A/Idril; QL/043
  • Eq. iluin(do) “dwelling beyond the stars for the blessed” ✧ QL/042
  • Eq. indolis “domicile” ✧ QL/043
  • Eq. indositsina “domestic(ated)” ✧ QL/043
  • Eq. indoite “indoors, at home, homely, domestic” ✧ QL/043

Phonetic Developments

ᴱ√IŘI > indo[inðō] > [inðo] > [indo]✧ QL/043
Early Quenya [LT2A/Idril; PE16/132; PME/043; QL/042; QL/043] Group: Eldamo. Published by