Quenya 

sanwë

noun. thought, an act of thinking
Quenya [PE17/183; PE22/158; VT39/23; VT39/30; VT41/05; VT41/13] Group: Eldamo. Published by

tengwë

noun. sign, token, indication, writing, *[ᴱQ.] knowledge, *understanding, *idea, *notion, *thought
Quenya [PE19/086; PE21/82; VT39/04; VT39/05; VT39/07; VT39/08; VT39/16; VT39/17; WJ/394; WJ/395; WJ/396] Group: Eldamo. Published by

tenna

noun. thought

thought, notion, idea

Quenya [PE 19:97] Group: Mellonath Daeron. Published by

tenna³

noun. thought, notion, idea
Quenya [PE19/097] Group: Eldamo. Published by

enne

noun. thought, purpose
Quenya [PE 22:51n] Group: Mellonath Daeron. Published by

ennë

noun. thought, purpose
Quenya Group: Eldamo. Published by

sanwe

noun. thinking, thought
Quenya [PE 22:158] Group: Mellonath Daeron. Published by

sanwë

thought, an act of thinking

sanwë noun "thought, an act of thinking" (VT39:23, 30; VT41:5, 13, PE17:183)

tanna¹

noun. sign, token
Quenya [MR/385; MR/471; PE17/186] Group: Eldamo. Published by

tengwa

noun. sign

sign, indicator, letter

Quenya [PE 19:97] Group: Mellonath Daeron. Published by

sanar

noun. mind, thinker, reflector
Quenya [VT41/13; VT41/14; VT41/16] Group: Eldamo. Published by

ista

knowledge

ista (1) noun "knowledge" (IS). Also istya.

ista

noun. knowledge
Quenya Group: Eldamo. Published by

istare

noun. knowledge
Quenya [PE 22:110] Group: Mellonath Daeron. Published by

istarë

noun. knowledge
Quenya Group: Eldamo. Published by

istya

knowledge

istya noun "knowledge" (IS). Also ista (#1).

istya

noun. knowledge
Quenya Group: Eldamo. Published by

nolmë

noun. knowledge, philosophy (including science), department of wisdom (science, etc.)
Quenya [PM/344; PM/360] Group: Eldamo. Published by

noa

conception

noa (1) noun "conception" (= idea) (NOWO)

conception

(1) (stem nów- as in pl. nówi) noun "conception" (= idea) (NOWO). In an earlier version, later deleted, represented earlier ñó (ngó), glossed "idea, thought" (VT46:6).

narwë

sign, token

[narwë (and short nar, unless this is an incomplete form) noun "sign, token"] (VT45:37)

tanna

sign, token

tanna (1) noun "sign, token" (MR:385, PE17:186), also tanwa (PE17:186)

tanwa

sign, token

tanwa noun "sign, token" (Tolkien marked this word with a query, but it is not clearly rejected). Also tanna (#1). (PE17:186)

issë

knowledge, lore

issë noun "knowledge, lore" (LT2:339; rather ista or istya in Tolkien's later Quenya)

taina

sign

#taina (2) noun "sign", isolated from Tainacolli *"Sign-bearer" MR:385

tanna

noun. sign

Also glossed as “token”.

Element in: Q. Tannacolli

Quenya [MR/385.2903; MR/471.3601; PE17/186.3404; PE17/186.3406] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Nolmë

knowledge, philosophy (including science)

Nolmë ("ñ")noun "knowledge, Philosophy (including Science)" (PM:360 cf. 344)

handë

knowledge, understanding, intelligence

handë noun "knowledge, understanding, intelligence" (KHAN). Note: *handë is (probably) also the past tense of the verb har- "sit".

síma

mind, imagination

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

idea

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.)

inca

noun. idea
Quenya Group: Eldamo. Published by

sanar

mind

sanar noun "mind" (literally "thinker" or "reflector", suggesting an underlying verb #sana- "to think, to reflect") (VT41:13)

sáma

mind

sáma noun "mind" (pl. sámar and dual samat [sic, read *sámat?] are given) (VT39:23, VT41:5, VT49:33, PE17:183)

sáma

noun. mind, minds
Quenya [PE17/183; VT39/23; VT39/30; VT41/05] Group: Eldamo. Published by

* sanasta

noun. thinking, reflection, pondering
Quenya Group: Neologism. Published by

* tanwa

noun. sign, token
Quenya Group: Eldamo. Published by

Sindarin 

nauth

noun. thought
Sindarin Group: Eldamo. Published by

taith

noun. sign, symbol, mark, *[N.] stroke, *[G.] letter
Sindarin [PE17/043] Group: Eldamo. Published by

gûl

noun. knowledge

n. knowledge, deep knowledge not 'occult' in modern sense, but applied to the deper knowledge of the 'wise' or skilled persons, not kept secret (as [?among the] Elves) but not attainable by all. Q. ñōle, B.S. gûl phantom, shadow of dark magic, necromancer, slave, servant?. The B.S. word gûl was prob. derived from ngōl-.

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:79] < _ngōl_-. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

taen

noun. sign
Sindarin [Taengyl, Tengyl MR/385] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

* inc

idea

1) inc (guess, notion), no distinct pl. form (though the pl. article in will mark the word as pl. when definite); coll. pl. ingath; 2) naw (pl. noe). In ”Noldorin”, the pl. form was nui. Coll. pl. ?nawath or ?noath.

* ind

mind

ind (inner thought, meaning, heart), no distinct pl. form;, coll. pl. innath.

naw

noun. idea
Sindarin Group: Eldamo. Published by

* nauth

thought

nauth (pl. noeth, coll. pl. nothath);

* sanath

85#3D noun. thinking, thought

A theoretical noun arising from OS *sanattʰe (< SAN). Cp. girith, meleth, etc.

* ist

knowledge

ist (lore); no distinct pl. form.

* tann

sign

1) (etymologically ”something shown/indicated”) tann (i dann), construct tan, pl. tain (i thain) (MR:185); 2) têw (i dêw, o thêw, construct tew) (letter, tengwa), pl. tîw (i **thîw), coll. pl. téwath**;

Noldorin 

nauth

noun. thought
Noldorin [Ety/378, VT/46:6] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

nauth

noun. thought
Noldorin [Ety/NOWO; EtyAC/NOWO] Group: Eldamo. Published by

ûn³

noun. idea, thought
Noldorin [EtyAC/ÑŌ¹] Group: Eldamo. Published by

ind

noun. inner thought, meaning, heart
Noldorin [Ety/361, X/ND1] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

inn

noun. inner thought, meaning, heart
Noldorin [Ety/361, X/ND1] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

ista-

verb. to have knowledge
Noldorin [Ety/361, VT/45:18] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

gammas

noun. s-sign (special sign used to mark a final -s in Tengwar)
Noldorin [VT/45:14] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

naw

noun. idea
Noldorin [Ety/NOWO] Group: Eldamo. Published by

naw

noun. idea
Noldorin [Ety/378, X/Z] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

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!

Primitive elvish

inis

root. inmost heart, thought, mind
Primitive elvish Group: Eldamo. Published by

in(id)

root. mind, (inner) thought, inmost heart, inner senses
Primitive elvish [PE17/145; PE17/155; PE17/189; UT/400; VT43/16] Group: Eldamo. Published by

tanma

noun. sign, token
Primitive elvish [PE17/186] Group: Eldamo. Published by

tektā

noun. sign, symbol, mark
Primitive elvish [PE17/043; PE22/149] Group: Eldamo. Published by

teñwe

noun. sign, token, indication
Primitive elvish [VT39/04; VT39/17; WJ/394] Group: Eldamo. Published by

ñgol¹

root. knowledge, wisdom, lore, *[ᴹ√] wise, *be wise
Primitive elvish [PE17/079; PM/344; PM/360; SA/gûl; WJ/383] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Qenya 

enne

noun. thought, purpose
Qenya [PE22/051] Group: Eldamo. Published by

nó²

noun. conception, idea, thought
Qenya [Ety/NOWO; EtyAC/ÑŌ¹; EtyAC/NOWO] Group: Eldamo. Published by

tengwe

noun. knowledge, understanding, idea, notion, thought
Qenya [PE16/145; PME/091; QL/070; QL/091] Group: Eldamo. Published by

áma

noun. mind, heart, thought
Qenya [GL/62] Group: Eldamo. Published by

â

noun. mind, inner thought
Qenya [QL/029] Group: Eldamo. Published by

tengwet

noun. idea

Also glossed as “notion”.
Variations of the word: tengwetta.

Elements

WordGlossSource
tengweidea, notionQL/091.6901
Qenya [QL/091.7101; QL/091.7102] Group: Eldamo. Published by

narwë

noun. sign, token
Qenya [EtyAC/NDAR] Group: Eldamo. Published by

tengwet(ta)

noun. idea, notion
Qenya [QL/091] Group: Eldamo. Published by

hande

noun. knowledge, understanding
Qenya [Ety/KHAN] Group: Eldamo. Published by

ista

noun. knowledge
Qenya Group: Eldamo. Published by

istare

noun. knowledge
Qenya [PE22/110] Group: Eldamo. Published by

istya

noun. knowledge
Qenya [Ety/IS; PE21/12; PE21/13; PE22/020] Group: Eldamo. Published by

noa¹

noun. conception, idea
Qenya Group: Eldamo. Published by

inka

noun. idea
Qenya [EtyAC/INK] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Middle Primitive Elvish

id

root. *desire, ?thought
Middle Primitive Elvish [Ety/DUL; Ety/ID; Ety/KHOR; Ety/LÁWAR; Ety/TUR] Group: Eldamo. Published by

ñōn-

noun. idea, thought
Middle Primitive Elvish [EtyAC/ÑŌ¹] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Gnomish

cuno

noun. care, thought, ‘pains’
Gnomish [GL/27] Group: Eldamo. Published by

ôm

noun. mind, heart, thought
Gnomish [GL/62] Group: Eldamo. Published by

grith

noun. care, attention, affection
Gnomish [GL/42; GL/50] Group: Eldamo. Published by

finthi

noun. idea, notion
Gnomish [GL/35] Group: Eldamo. Published by

santhi

noun. knowledge, experience (in) or skill (in)
Gnomish [GL/67] Group: Eldamo. Published by

ais

noun. knowledge, wisdom
Gnomish [GL/18] Group: Eldamo. Published by

hîr

noun. care, anxiety, heed
Gnomish [GL/49; GL/74] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Early Noldorin

nuin¹

noun. mind, thought
Early Noldorin [PE13/140; PE13/151] Group: Eldamo. Published by