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!

Early Quenya

valda

noun/adjective. worth; worthy, dear

Derivations

  • ᴱ√VḶÐḶ “*worth, value” ✧ QL/102

Cognates

  • G. bâl “worthy, important; great, mighty” ✧ GL/23

Element in

  • Eq. valdea “of moment, important” ✧ QL/102

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴱ√VḶŘḶ > valda[βḹdā] > [βḹda] > [vḹda] > [valda]✧ QL/102

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
vald-stem-✧ GL/23
Early Quenya [GL/23; QL/102] Group: Eldamo. Published by

vanya

adjective. good (not evil), holy

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
valdaaugmentative-✧ PE14/081; PE15/73
vanyallaaugmentative-✧ PE14/081
vanyaldaaugmentative-✧ PE15/73
Early Quenya [PE14/081; PE15/73; PE15/74] Group: Eldamo. Published by

manya

adjective. good (not evil)

Variations

  • manya ✧ PE14/048

Changes

  • manyavanya “good (not evil)” ✧ PE14/081

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
manildaaugmentative-✧ PE14/048
manyaldaaugmentative-✧ PE14/048
Early Quenya [PE14/048] Group: Eldamo. Published by