ea (verb)

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ea is a Quenya verb meaning "to exist".

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The word is said to be spoken by Eru creating and giving name to the universe, named after this utterance, .

It is not known if the word comes from Him, or if it is mentioned symbolically.

Other forms[edit | edit source]

  • ea "let it be" (imperative), spoken by Eru to create the universe.[1]
  • euva "will be" (future)[2]
  • enge "existed" (past)[3]
  • éye/engie "had been" (perfect)
  • eala "being" (present participle)