From Tolkien Gateway

winyamo is a Quenya word meaning "youngster".[1]

Patrick H. Wynne has suggested that the word consists of winya ("young") + mo ("somebody, one").[1]


  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, p. 26