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yulda, pl. yuldar, is a Quenya word meaning "drink" or "draught".

[edit] Etymolgy

yulda come from the root YUL which means drink.[1]

[edit] Examples

"Yéni ve lintë yuldar avánier ('The years have passed like swift draughts')"


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings: Eldarin Roots and Stems", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p.63-4
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann, The Road Goes Ever On, "Namárië (Farewell)", line 3