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SMAL

SMAL, is a Primitive Quendian root signifying "yellow".[1]

[edit] Derivatives[1]

  • Primitive Quendian: asmalē, asmalindē ("yellow bird, 'yellow hammer'")[note 1]
    • Quenya: ammale, ambale ("yellow bird, 'yellow hammer'")
    • Old Noldorin: ammale, ammalinde ("yellow bird, 'yellow hammer'")
      • Noldorin: e(m)melin, emlin ("yellow bird, 'yellow hammer'")

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Notes

  1. The "ē" in asmalindē also carries the diacritical mark breve, as in "ĕ". Cf. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part Two" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 46, July 2004, p. 14

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", pp. 386-7 (root appearing as "SMAL-")