ᴱ√QIQI root. “*droop”
An unglossed root in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s with derivatives like ᴱQ. qinqa “drooping, languid” and ᴱQ. qiqi- “hang, droop” (QL/77); Tolkien compared it to ᴱ√PIPI “hang, trail”. For the sense “hang” I think it is better to use the later root ᴹ√(G)LINGI, but for purposes of Neo-Eldarin I think it is worth positing a root ᴺ√KWIK(W) “languid” to allow preservation of the Early Qenya words related to that sense.
Reference ✧ QL/77