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Early Quenya

velka

noun. flame

A noun in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s glossed “a flame” derived from the early root ᴱ√(M)BELEKE (GL/22).

Derivations

Cognates

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴱ√melek/mbelek/belek > velka[βelkā] > [βelka] > [velka]✧ GL/22
Early Quenya [GL/22; LT1A/Melko] Group: Eldamo. Published by

yanta

adjective. large

Variations

  • yanta ✧ PE15/69 (yanta)
  • ’yanta ✧ QL/106

Derivations

  • ᴱ✶yn̄t “large” ✧ QL/106
    • ᴱ√YṆTṆ “*(en)large, increase” ✧ QL/106

Cognates

  • G. gant “larger, greater, more, (lit.) increased”

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴱ✶yn̄t > ’yanta[dʲṇ̄tā] > [dʲṇ̄ta] > [dʲanta] > [janta]✧ QL/106
Early Quenya [PE15/69; QL/106] Group: Eldamo. Published by

úmea

adjective. large

Variations

  • ūmea ✧ QL/097

Cognates

Element in

Inflections

WordFormGlossSource
úmeaiplural-✧ VT40/08; VT40/08
Early Quenya [QL/097; VT40/08] Group: Eldamo. Published by