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nenya

adjective. wet

nenya

wet

nenya adj. "wet" (PE17:52), also néna, q.v. Nenya as the name of a Ring of Power seems to imply *"(thing) related to water", since this Ring was associated with that element (SA:nen).

nenya

proper name. (Ring) of Water

One of the three Elvish rings of power, the Ring of Water (S/288). It is a combination of nén “water” and the adjectival suffix -ya.

Elements

WordGloss
nén“water, water, [ᴱQ.] river”
-ya“adjective suffix”
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nenda

adjective. wet

Cognates

  • S. nîn “wet, *watery” ✧ PE17/052

Derivations

  • nēnā “wet” ✧ PE17/052; PE17/167
    • NEN “water, water, [ᴱ√] flow” ✧ PE17/052; PE17/167
  • NEN “water, water, [ᴱ√] flow” ✧ PE17/167

Element in

Elements

WordGloss
nén“water, water, [ᴱQ.] river”

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
nēnā > nenya[nenja]✧ PE17/052
NĒ̆N > nenda[nenda]✧ PE17/167

Variations

  • nenya ✧ PE17/052
  • ninda ✧ PE17/052
  • nēna ✧ PE17/167
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néna

wet

néna adj. "wet" (PE17:167). Cf. nenya, mixa.

néna

adjective. wet

ninda

adjective. wet

linquë

wet

linquë ("q") (1) adj. "wet" _(LINKWI). In early "Qenya", this word was glossed "water" (LT1:262)_, and "wet" was linqui or liquin, q.v.

linqui

wet

linqui ("q")adj. "wet" (MC:216; Tolkien's later Quenya has linquë.)

liquin

wet

liquin ("q")adj. "wet" (LT1:262; Tolkien's later Quenya has linquë.)

mixa

wet

mixa ("ks")adj. "wet" (MISK); later sources have néna, nenya

wet

wet

wet, see we #2

missë

wet, damp, rain

[missë] adj.ornoun "wet, damp, rain" (VT45:35)

nenya

Nenya

The name is derived from the Quenya nén meaning water. Nenya as an adjective means "watery" or "like water".

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