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Middle Primitive Elvish


root. *snow; white


  • ᴹ✶ninkwi “white, pale” ✧ Ety/NIK-W
    • ᴹQ. ninqe “white” ✧ Ety/NIK-W
  • ᴹQ. niqe “snow” ✧ Ety/NIK-W
  • N. nimmid(a)- “to whiten” ✧ Ety/NIK-W
  • N. nimp “pale” ✧ Ety/NIK-W
  • N. nifred “pallor, fear” ✧ Ety/NIK-W

Element in

  • ᴹ✶tānniq ✧ Ety/TĀ
  • ᴹQ. nieninqe “snowdrop, (lit.) white tear” ✧ Ety/NEI
  • ᴹQ. Taniqetil “High White Horn” ✧ Ety/TĀ
  • N. Nimloth “Pale Blossom” ✧ Ety/LOT(H)


  • NIK-W ✧ Ety/LOT(H); Ety/NEI; Ety/NIK-W; Ety/TĀ
Middle Primitive Elvish [Ety/LOT(H); Ety/NEI; Ety/NIK-W; Ety/TĀ] Group: Eldamo. Published by