thought, notion, idea
sanwënoun. thought, an act of thinking
tengwënoun. sign, token, indication, writing, *[ᴱQ.] knowledge, *understanding, *idea, *notion, *thought
tenna³noun. thought, notion, idea
ennenoun. thought, purpose
ennënoun. thought, purpose
sanwenoun. thinking, thought
sanwëthought, an act of thinking
sanwë noun "thought, an act of thinking" (VT39:23, 30; VT41:5, 13, PE17:183)
tanna¹noun. sign, token
sign, indicator, letter
sanarnoun. mind, thinker, reflector
ista (1) noun "knowledge" (IS). Also istya.
istya noun "knowledge" (IS). Also ista (#1).
nolmënoun. knowledge, philosophy (including science), department of wisdom (science, etc.)
noa (1) noun "conception" (= idea) (NOWO)
nó (1) (stem nów- as in pl. nówi) noun "conception" (= idea) (NOWO). In an earlier version, later deleted, nó represented earlier ñó (ngó), glossed "idea, thought" (VT46:6).
[narwë (and short nar, unless this is an incomplete form) noun "sign, token"] (VT45:37)
tanna (1) noun "sign, token" (MR:385, PE17:186), also tanwa (PE17:186)
tanwa noun "sign, token" (Tolkien marked this word with a query, but it is not clearly rejected). Also tanna (#1). (PE17:186)
issë noun "knowledge, lore" (LT2:339; rather ista or istya in Tolkien's later Quenya)
#taina (2) noun "sign", isolated from Tainacolli *"Sign-bearer" MR:385
Also glossed as “token”.
Element in: Q. Tannacolli
Nolmëknowledge, philosophy (including science)
Nolmë ("ñ")noun "knowledge, Philosophy (including Science)" (PM:360 cf. 344)
handëknowledge, understanding, intelligence
handë noun "knowledge, understanding, intelligence" (KHAN). Note: *handë is (probably) also the past tense of the verb har- "sit".
síma noun "mind, imagination" (VT49:16); variant isima. Also attested with endings: símaryassen "in their imaginations" (with the ending -rya used = "their" rather than "his/her", according to colloquial useage) (VT49:16)
inca ("k")noun "idea" (VT45:18, where the word is cited with a final hyphen, though its gloss would indicate that it is a noun not a verb. Originally, the triple glosses "idea, notion, guess" were provided.)
sanar noun "mind" (literally "thinker" or "reflector", suggesting an underlying verb #sana- "to think, to reflect") (VT41:13)
sáma noun "mind" (pl. sámar and dual samat [sic, read *sámat?] are given) (VT39:23, VT41:5, VT49:33, PE17:183)
sámanoun. mind, minds
* sanastanoun. thinking, reflection, pondering
* tanwanoun. sign, token