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Early Quenya


adjective. *male

A Quenya word (adjective?) in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s given as a cognate G. gweg “man, male of the Elda” (GL/44), perhaps meaning “✱male”.


  • G. gweg “man, male of the Elda” ✧ GL/44


  • ᴱ✶gu̯eg- ✧ GL/44
    • ᴱ√WAIK “*man, male” ✧ PE13/117
    • ᴱ√WI

Phonetic Developments

ᴱ✶gu̯eg- > wenga[gʷeŋgā] > [gʷeŋga] > [weŋga]✧ GL/44
Early Quenya [GL/44] Group: Eldamo. Published by