From Tolkien Gateway

tolma is a Telerin word for "knob, short, rounded handle".[1][2]

Helge Fauskanger has suggested that the word (and its meaning) could be valid Neo-Quenya.[3]



  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Eldarin Hands, Fingers & Numerals and Related Writings — Part One" (edited by Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 47, February 2005, pp. 10-11, 28-29
  2. Thorsten Renk, "Telerin in VT47 and elsewhere" (message 32555; dated 18 October 2005) at Elfling (mailing list)
  3. Helge Fauskanger, "English-Quenya Wordlist (Quettaparma Quenyanna)" at Ardalambion (accessed 25 June 2011)