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!

Gnomish

roth

noun. cave, grot

Cognates

  • Eq. rótele “cave” ✧ LT2A/Rothwarin

Derivations

  • ᴱ√ROTO “hollow” ✧ GL/65; LT2A/Rothwarin

Derivatives

  • G. rothrin “hollow” ✧ LT2A/Rothwarin

Element in

  • G. rothrin “hollow” ✧ GL/65
  • G. Rothwarin “Cavern-dwellers” ✧ GL/65; LT2A/Rothwarin
Gnomish [GL/65; LT2A/Rothwarin] Group: Eldamo. Published by

prog

noun. [unglossed]

noun. [unglossed]

Variations

  • ✧ GG/14 ()

thel

noun. [unglossed]

thil

noun. [unglossed]

Derivations

  • ᴱ√SILI “*gleam”

gatha

?. [unglossed]

@@@ form does not appear elsewhere and similar forms are not relevant

thail

noun. [unglossed]

Cognates

  • Eq. saile “[unglossed]” ✧ GL/72

thelg

noun. [unglossed]

thion

noun. [unglossed]

thrim

?. [unglossed]

praust

noun. [unglossed]

sinthi

pronoun. [unglossed]

Derivations

  • ᴱ√SI(N) “this here by me” ✧ GL/68

thû-

verb. [unglossed]

ulthanc

noun. [unglossed]

clidhron

noun. [unglossed]

Cognates

  • Eq. qilde “quiet, rest, hush” ✧ GL/23

Derivations

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴱ√qḷd > clidhron[kwḷðron] > [kḷðron] > [kliðron]✧ GL/23

osp(a)

noun. foam

A noun “foam” in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s with variants osp and ospa (GL/63), probably derived from the root ᴱ√Palas (QL/72).

Derivations

  • ᴱ√PALAS “*foam, splash”

Element in

  • G. ospa- “to seethe, foam, spout” ✧ GL/63
  • G. ospoth “froth” ✧ GL/63

Variations

  • osp ✧ GL/63
  • ospa ✧ GL/63

rab-

verb. [unglossed]

trum

?. [unglossed]

’ôs

noun. [unglossed]

Derivations

  • ᴱ√OSO “*enclosure” ✧ QL/041

brid-

verb. [unglossed]

Derivations

Element in

  • G. bridol “changing, varying, variable”

dôn

?. [unglossed]

Derivations

tûn

noun. [unglossed]

climbol

noun. [unglossed]

Derivations

  • ᴱ√TELE “cover in”

Element in

Variations

  • Climbol ✧ PE13/104

grûda

noun. cave

beb

adverb. [unglossed]

Element in

noun. [unglossed]

pad

noun. [unglossed]

Derivations

  • ᴱ√PATA “*rap, tap” ✧ GL/63

sind

noun. [unglossed]

umeg

?. [unglossed]