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Early Primitive Elvish


root. wet

A root in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s glossed “wet”, with derivatives like ᴱQ. úqa “wet” and ᴱQ. úqil “rain” (QL/98). In the contemporaneous Gnomish Lexicon it had derivatives like G. ub⁽⁾ “wet” and G. uch “rain” (GL/74). In later writings Tolkien used different roots for “wet”.


  • ᴱ✶ukko “rain”
    • G. uch “rain” ✧ GL/74
  • Eq. ukku “rainbow” ✧ QL/098
  • Eq. uqu- “to rain” ✧ QL/098
  • Eq. úqil “rain” ✧ QL/098
  • Eq. úqa “wet” ✧ QL/098
  • G. ub “wet, moist, damp”
Early Primitive Elvish [QL/098] Group: Eldamo. Published by