Quenya 

nendë

pool

nendë (1) noun "pool" (NEN), "lake" (PE17:52)

nendë

noun. lake, lake, [ᴹQ.] pool

A word for “lake” (PE17/52) or “pool” (Ety/NEN), derived from the root √NEN “water”.

Conceptual Development: This word appeared in both The Etymologies of the 1930s (Ety/NEN) and notes on Words, Phrases and Passages from The Lord of the Rings from the late 1950s or early 1960s (PE17/37) with the same basic meaning and derivation.

Derivations

  • NEN “water, water, [ᴱ√] flow” ✧ PE17/052

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
NEN > nende[nende]✧ PE17/052

Variations

  • nende ✧ PE17/052

nendë

slope, hillside

[nendë] (2) noun "slope, hillside" (DEN, struck out; compare VT45:9)

pendë

slope, downslope, declivity

pendë noun "slope, downslope, declivity" (PEN/PÉNED), "steep incline, hill side" (PE17:24)

penda-

slope, incline

penda- vb. "slope, incline" (PE17:171, 173)

lóna

pool, mere

lóna (1) noun "pool, mere" (VT42:10). Variant of lón, lónë above?

linya

pool

linya noun "pool" (LIN1)

ailo

lake, pool

ailo noun "lake, pool" (LT2:339; Tolkien's later Quenya has ailin)

nen

noun. nostril

Derivations

  • ᴹ√NEÑ “*nose”