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Middle Primitive Elvish


root. employ, use

A root in The Etymologies of the 1930s glossed “employ, use” with derivatives like N. iuith “use” and N. iuitho “employ” (Ety/YUK; EtyAC/YUK).


  • ᴺQ. yuhta- “to use, employ”
  • ᴺQ. yungwë “usefulness”
  • ᴺQ. yunca “used”
  • ᴺQ. yungwa “appliance”
  • ᴺQ. yuqua “appliance”
  • N. iuith “use” ✧ Ety/YUK
  • N. iuitha- “to employ” ✧ Ety/YUK
Middle Primitive Elvish [Ety/YUK] Group: Eldamo. Published by