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!

Middle Primitive Elvish


adjective. white, pale


  • ᴹ√NIK(W) “*snow; white” ✧ Ety/NIK-W


  • ᴹQ. ninqe “white” ✧ Ety/NIK-W

Element in

  • ᴹ✶ninkwitā- “to make white (or pale), whiten” ✧ PE22/098; PE22/114
  • ᴹ✶Ninkwitil(di) Tára “High White Horn” ✧ Ety/NIK-W
  • ᴹQ. ninqinta- “to grow pale” ✧ PE22/114; PE22/114 (niñkwityō)


  • niñkwi ✧ PE22/098
Middle Primitive Elvish [Ety/NIK-W; PE22/098; PE22/114] Group: Eldamo. Published by


root. white


  • Dan. spenna “white fog” ✧ Ety/SPAN
  • ᴹ✶spāna “cloud” ✧ Ety/SPAN
    • N. faun “cloud” ✧ Ety/SPAN
    • ᴹT. spania “cloud” ✧ Ety/SPAN
  • ᴹQ. fána “cloud; white” ✧ Ety/SPAN
  • ᴹQ. fanya “sky; white” ✧ Ety/SPAN
  • N. fein “white, radiant” ✧ Ety/SPAN
  • N. Fannor “Cloud-lord” ✧ Ety/SPAN

Element in

  • ᴹ✶Olosphantur “Lórien” ✧ Ety/ÓLOS
  • ᴹ✶Spanturo “lord of cloud” ✧ Ety/SPAN
  • ᴹQ. Are Fanturion “Day of the Fanturi, fourth day of the Valian week” ✧ Ety/LEP
  • ᴹQ. Nurufantur “Lord of Death-cloud” ✧ Ety/ÑGUR
  • ᴹQ. Olofantur “Lord of Dream-cloud” ✧ Ety/ÓLOS
  • N. Fannor “Cloud-lord” ✧ Ety/TĀ
  • N. Gurfannor “Lord of Death-cloud” ✧ Ety/ÑGUR
Middle Primitive Elvish [Ety/LEP; Ety/ÑGUR; Ety/ÓLOS; Ety/PHAY; Ety/SPAN; Ety/TĀ] Group: Eldamo. Published by