A collective term for men appearing in the Qenya Lexicon from the 1910s meaning “Earth Dwellers” (QL/43), a derivative of the root ᴱ√IÐI (written IŘI in QL). It was also given as ᴱQ. ildi from the (rejected) root ᴱ√ḶÐḶ (QL/42), but this form was rejected.
menpreposition. with, in(to), on
mennoun. place, spot
mepronoun. us, we, we, us
mepreposition. with, in(to), on
mepronoun. we, 1st pl. exclusive pronoun
mentenoun. peak, tip
nernoun. man, man, husband, warrior, warrior, etc.
hildicollective name. Followers, Followers, Men, Mortal Men, (lit.) Followers, Sons or Followers, Sons, Followers, Men
lienoun. folk, people, people, folk
indiname. men, earth dwellers
indicollective name. Men, Earth Dwellers
ardanoun. place, spot
@@@ probably from [ɣarðā] since cognate G. gar(th) ends in [θ] which only develops from [ð] when final after a consonant
Also glossed as “against”, “next”, “on (wall)”.
Word Form Gloss Source as- stem - QL/033.0801 asa- prefix - QL/033.0801
Also glossed as “people”, “tribe”.
Word Form Gloss Source host- stem - QL/041.0901