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luimë in Quenya means "flood" and "high tide" possibly used also for any tide, or for the spring tide[1]

[edit] Etymology

Possible PQ form *luimê from Root *LUY.

[edit] Other versions

Tolkien considered also the glosses "floodwater, flooded land" but they were struck out.


  1. Vinyar Tengwar, Number 48, December 2005