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Early Quenya


noun. mountain (peak)

A word glossed “mountain peak” in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s with variants (probably ancient forms) tayorme, tahorme, taorme, given as a derivative of ᴱ√TAHA (QL/87). It appeared as tahorme, taorme, torme “mountain” in the Poetic and Mythological Words of Eldarissa (PME/86).


  • G. dorm “summit”


  • ᴱ√DAHA “*high” ✧ QL/087; QL/087

Phonetic Developments

ᴱ√TAʕA > tayorme[daðʲormē] > [daðʲorme] > [dajorme] > [tajorme]✧ QL/087
ᴱ√TAHA > tahorme > taorme > torme[daxormē] > [daxorme] > [daɣorme] > [daorme] > [dōrme] > [dorme] > [torme]✧ QL/087


  • tahorme ✧ PME/088
  • taorme ✧ PME/088
  • tayorme ✧ QL/087
Early Quenya [PME/088; QL/087] Group: Eldamo. Published by