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Early Quenya


noun. pupil; bead; †eye, eyeball

The word in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s under the early root ᴱ√SEHE [ÞEHE] with the glosses “pupil” and “bead” (QL/82). Tolkien indicated it also had the same meaning as ᴱQ. “eye, eyeball”, but marked this with a “†” indicating that sense was archaic.


  • G. “bead, small gem or pearl”


  • ᴱ√ÞEHE “*see” ✧ QL/082

Phonetic Developments

ᴱ√SEHE > sehte[θextē] > [θexte] > [sexte]✧ QL/082
Early Quenya [QL/082] Group: Eldamo. Published by