ea is a Quenya verb meaning "to exist".
The word is said to be spoken by Eru. It is not known if the word comes from Him, or if it is mentioned symbolically. A possible PQ form could have been *aya
- ea "let it be" (imperative), the word which gave name to the universe
- euva "will be" (future)
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, The Ainulindalë
- ↑ Vinyar Tengwar 49, p. 29