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MEL is an Elvish root.[1]

[edit] Derivatives

[edit] Other version of the legendarium

In the Etymologies appears the root MEL-, signifying "love (as friend)". Amongs its derivatives are:


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, "From Quendi and Eldar, Appendix D" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 39, July 1998, p. 10
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 372