Beware, older languages below! The languages below were invented during Tolkien's earlier period and should be used with caution. Remember to never, ever mix words from different languages!

Gnomish

noun. hand

Variations

  • ✧ GG/14 ()

Derivations

  • ᴱ√MAHA “grasp” ✧ GL/55

Cognates

  • Eq. “hand, pair of hands”

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
†maithplural-✧ GL/55
Gnomish [GG/14; GL/55; GL/57] Group: Eldamo. Published by

moth

noun. sheep

A noun for “sheep” in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s given as { >>} moth (GL/58), likely derived from the early root ᴱ√MAWA “cry, bleat” that was the basis for “sheep” words in Early Qenya (QL/060).

Variations

  • ✧ GL/58 (); LT1/247 ()

Changes

  • moth “sheep” ✧ GL/58
  • moth “sheep” ✧ LT1/247

Derivations

  • ᴱ√MAWA “‽cry, bleat”

Cognates

  • Eq. moa “sheep”

Element in

  • G. mathron “herd, herdsman, shepherd”
  • G. mothweg “shepherd” ✧ GL/58; LT1A/Uin
  • G. uimoth “whale, (lit.) sheep of the waves” ✧ LT1/247; LT1A/Uin
  • G. moth(in) “1000; †flock” ✧ GL/58

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
mothrimplural-✧ GL/58
mothinplural-✧ GL/58
Gnomish [GL/58; LT1/247; LT1A/Uin] Group: Eldamo. Published by