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Early Primitive Elvish


root. *bake

An unglossed root in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s with derivatives like ᴱQ. torma “oven”, ᴱQ. toro- “bake”, and ᴱQ. torwa “baked, dark brown” (QL/94). There are no signs of this root having this meaning in Tolkien’s later writing.


  • Eq. toro- “to bake” ✧ QL/094
  • Eq. torma “oven” ✧ QL/094
  • Eq. toron “[unglossed]” ✧ QL/094
  • Eq. torqa “blazing hot” ✧ QL/094
  • Eq. torwa “baked, dark brown” ✧ QL/094
  • G. torc “a sear, mark of a burn”
  • G. torn “sunburnt, swart, dark-brown”
  • G. torod “fierce, violent”
  • G. tortha- “to scorch”
Early Primitive Elvish [QL/094] Group: Eldamo. Published by