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Gnomish

nîn

noun. pool

An archaic noun in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s glossed “pool” (GL/60), almost certainly derived from the early root ᴱ√NENE (QL/65).

Cognates

  • Eq. nénu “yellow water lily”

Derivations

  • ᴱ√NENE “flow”

Element in

  • G. ninion “water lily” ✧ GL/60

nîn

noun. tear

Cognates

  • Eq. nie “tear” ✧ GL/60; LT1A/Nienna

Derivations

  • ᴱ√NYEHE “weep” ✧ GL/60; LT1A/Nienna
    • ᴱ√NYE(NE) “bleat” ✧ GL/59

Element in

  • G. Nenir ✧ GL/60
  • G. Níniel “Child of Tears” ✧ LT2A/Níniel
  • G. ninna- “to weep” ✧ GL/60; LT2A/Níniel
  • G. ninios “lamentation, dropping of tears” ✧ GL/60; LT2A/Níniel
  • G. Nínin-Udathriol “Unnumbered Tears” ✧ LT2A/Níniel

Variations

  • nien(n) ✧ GL/60
Gnomish [GL/60; LT1A/Nienna; LT2A/Níniel] Group: Eldamo. Published by

eilin

noun. pool

nien(n)

noun. tear

asc

noun. water

A noun glossed “water” appearing in the Official Name List for the Lost Tales of the 1910s, probably based on the early root ᴱ√ASAKA which was used for words meaning “waterfall” (PE13/101).

Derivations

  • ᴱ√ASAKA “*waterfall”

Element in

Variations

  • asc ✧ PE13/101