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Quenya

aikasse is a Quenya word meaning "mountain-peak".[1]

aicassë

Etymology

Cognates

  • Noldorin oegas ("mountain peak")
  • Quenya aikale ("peak")

Qenya

aikasse is a Qenya word meaning "pinetree".[2][note 1]

Cognates

Notes

  1. The editor's note for aigos in Parma Eldalamberon XI (third impression May 2004) says that aikasse is the "Quenya form". However, all other entries refer to Qenya.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 349
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "I-Lam na-Ngoldathon: The Grammar and Lexicon of the Gnomish Tongue", in Parma Eldalamberon XI (edited by Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, and Patrick H. Wynne), p. 17